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At what age can an employee retire?

Verified 27 September 2022 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

You can retire from 62 yrs.

You can retire before age 62, if you are in one of the following situations and qualify for early retirement:

From the age of 62, you can apply to retire at any time.

The date of your departure must be set at 1er the day of the month you choose.

If you want to retire as soon as you reach 62, you can leave on the following date:

  • Let's say 1er day of the month following the month in which you are 62 years old
  • Either from the day of your birthday if you were born on the 1er day of a month.

Example :

If you were born on October 10, 1961, you will be 62 on October 10, 2023. You can request your retirement, if you wish, from 1er November 2023.

If you were born on 1er october 1961, you can leave as early as the 1ster October 2023.