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  • RE: Retroactively paying voluntary NI contributions class 2

    Thank you very much for your reply. May I ask if there is some sort of deadline for this?For example, I heard there is a limit as to how many years one can backpay, but the information I read pertained to class 3 contributions. So I would be grateful to know by when I should submit the application, at the latest. Many thanks in advance.
  • Retroactively paying voluntary NI contributions class 2

    I studied and worked overseas (Europe) for 2 years, but since I was young(er) and naive, I didn't think much about paying voluntary NI contributions. I have since learned that "class 2" contributions are available, which are much cheaper than "class 3", and since I have a lot of gaps in my NI record, I would like to know if it is possible to pay the class 2 contributions (in a lump sum) for the years I spent overseas? Those years would have been the tax year 2018-2019 and 2019-2020... I believe I fulfil all the requirements i.e was employed prior to leaving the UK, have 3 years of NI contributions, lived in UK for X number of years, etc. But the form CF83 seems to be directed to those who have either already moved or who are about to...