Speak to an Age Pension Specialist on 1300 527 727 
Our Application service fee will increase from February 1st onwards

 

Our office will be closed from 24 December – 3 January. We are back on Monday 6 January. Have a safe and happy holiday!
Due to planned maintenance, our online Age Pension calculator and application will be unavailable from 2pm Friday 23/11 to 10am Monday 26/11

STEP 3: Lodge Your Age Pension Application

How to Lodge Your Application

  1. Check and sign all of your completed Centrelink Age Pension forms
  2. Using the checklist we provide, collate your supporting documents
  3. Visit your local Centrelink office to lodge your Age Pension application

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Video Transcript

Once your application is finalised our Age Pension Specialists will get you ready to lodge it with just one visit to Centrelink. Then Retirement Essentials will take over and look after the rest for you.

Getting your application approved by Centrelink still takes time but with help from our Age Pension Specialists they will keep things moving along and also respond to questions on your behalf.

Ultimately this means you don’t have the stress of dealing with Centrelink by yourself.

It really is just that simple! If you have been putting off applying for your Age Pension because you’ve heard horror stories about dealing with Centrelink then why not go ahead and try Retirement Essentials?

Get Your Centrelink Age Pension

Benefits of Retirements Essentials Service

Customers who use Retirement Essentials to apply for the Age Pension can enjoy some real benefits:

Assurance Guaranteed

Be confident that you’re getting all your Age Pension entitlements.

Professional Assistance

Feel supported and in control of your money. Age Pension Specialists are waiting to help you.

Confidence at your fingertips

Saves you time – apply from the comfort of your home and at your pace.

Straight to the point

No more confusing paperwork and questions.

Avoid Centerlink frustration

No more backwards and forwards.

What people say about us

James O'Flaherty
James O'Flaherty
05:58 12 Mar 20
This company excels at what they do and the service doesn't stop when the pension starts. My wife and I have only to phone in a query and Shayna ( in particular ) swings into action and represents us in our dealings with Centrelink. Their efficiency is exceeded only by their speed and friendly service.read more
Ian Moran
Ian Moran
10:20 03 Feb 20
I can’t recommend this company high enough they were fantastic in helping myself in all the Centrelink forms required to apply for the aged pension. Allyson Bailie you are fantastic thank you for your patience & expertise. Ian M Cranbourneread more
Murray Saint
Murray Saint
00:22 17 Jan 20
In a nutshell, Retirement Essentials is brilliant!! Easy to work with, efficient with the forms required for submission to Centrelink and extremely good (no great) communication. From actual submission date of the pension application forms, it only took 3 weeks to obtain approval. An excellent outcome. In contrast, a friend who chose to do it himself, is still waiting for approval after many months. Also just having one person who I was dealing with at Retirement essentials made everything so much easier. Thanks Shayna! And thanks to Retirement Essentials.read more
Pierre Christian
Pierre Christian
01:16 01 Jan 20
So helpful going through this minefield called center link, I will be in contact when the office is open again. Happy New Year to you all.read more
Christine Ernst
Christine Ernst
04:50 18 Dec 19
Excellent service always willing to help and support. I would and do happily recommend their services to others
maree wisniewski
maree wisniewski
03:24 16 Dec 19
My husband and I found this service invaluable in helping us through the whole pension process. Only a couple of hiccups but they were from us sending incorrect copies of documents. Whole process only took 7 weeks.read more
David Gardner
David Gardner
00:49 03 Dec 19
Perfect. They went out of their way to help. Quality assistance. Thank you Shayna
dragon flies
dragon flies
03:46 08 Nov 19
For anyone going into retirement my husband and I can't recommend retirement essentials enough. They made the application process super easy and advised us every step of the way. Our pension was approved in 7 weeks and Shayna was invaluable! They are so helpful in a process that is complicated to sat the least. Their fee was worth every penny and then some! Great service with kind and caring people. Thank you retirement essentials!read more
john wilson
john wilson
01:29 18 Oct 19
Shayna from Retirement Essentials is the best person i have dealt with in my many attempts with Centrelink. She knows her stuff. Is very patient. Has a lighter side. Tremendously courteous. Talk to Shayna.read more
Maureen Wooldridge
Maureen Wooldridge
09:41 28 Aug 19
The team at Retirement Essentials has made applying for the age pension totally stress free and efficient. I am eternally grateful to them and recommend them to everyone I meet who is considering retirement. Thank you.read more
Keith Lamb
Keith Lamb
04:41 22 Aug 19
Greetings all, I am living overseas an approaching retirement age (next year). After many unsuccessful attempts to get information fro Centrelink I decided to approach Retirement Essentials. What an amazing experience. I received a reply back to my initial questions within a day and Shayna follows up with a call to Centrelink for me to clarify the feedback to me was correct. I'm very grateful for their assistance and will certainly avail the services of Retirement Essentials when I need to submit my application early next year. Thank you and best regards, Keithread more
John Dowling
John Dowling
02:33 21 Aug 19
They are a very professional and efficient practice. Thoroughly recommend them. Be sure to have them as nominees to do the chasing of Centrelink with progress with your application and to answer queries raised. Great value for the fee spent.read more
Annette McKenna
Annette McKenna
00:38 11 Jul 19
Retirement Essentials was the best decision I could have made. They provided incredible support and assistance throughout the process. Their willingness to be available either online or by phone was amazing. I can't recommend this organisation highly enough. Allyson Bailie saved my sanity. Thank you.read more
john stock
john stock
06:31 08 Jul 19
A big thank you to Allyson and the team at Retirement Essentials. In this sometimes busy and time poor world it was great to have them steer and support us through the process with minimum fuss! I would recommend them to all approaching retirement. Jeanette and John Heathmontread more
Laurence Durham
Laurence Durham
22:54 05 Jul 19
We used Retirement Essentials to apply for our pensions. We had some trouble with centrelink but Allyson persisted and finally sorted everything out. I don't know what we would have done without her.We are very happy that we found Retirement Essentials and would not hesitate to recommend them.read more
chris
chris
09:11 05 Jul 19
When I applied for the aged pension, age 65.5, I was unable to provide the massive amount of on-line info Centrelink require, and gave up in despair. I suspect they are aware this happens. Allyson from Retirement Essentials ( RE ) quickly organised me to complete their own simple on-line forms which I uploaded to the RE website. One phone call and a few corections later I received completed hard forms from RE in my letter box, which I lodged at Centrelink, stating, as instructed " I want to lodge this manually, not on line" To my surprise doing it this way meant my pension was approved within 3 weeks, not the predicted 12 weeks. Allyson remained in the background and supported me, by phone. I went from feeling defeated to successful retirement in 4 weeks! I would be willing to endorse this company and especially Allyson, as ethical, efficient and amazingly effective and have recommended them already to several colleagues in my position. Their fee was reasonable and structured to be paid in two portions, the second only if the application was successful. Definitely a 5 star service, but importantly, a really needed service. Chris, RN, Baulkham Hills, (now a retired nurse!)read more
Chris Gilson
Chris Gilson
09:00 05 Jul 19
Retirement Essentials makes the process of applying for the Age Pension an easy experience. You are fully supported throughout the application and RE act on your behalf where necessary. Great Service. Highly recommended.read more
Sue McCarthy
Sue McCarthy
06:31 05 Jul 19
I had the most satisfactory outcome when applying for the aged pension - but only because of the amazing professionalism, knowledge and availability of Retirement Essentials. I had previously been advised I would have to wait at least six weeks before my application was approved and it was approved within a couple of weeks. There was always someone available to speak with and their advice was always knowledgeable. I would recommend Retirement Essentials to anyone applying for the aged pension.read more
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