Requirements for 62 year olds
In 7 of the 9 last years before you turn 62, you must have worked in a company/companies with a collective agreement that includes AFP.
However, there are provisos for those born on the following dates:
1944-1951, the rule is 3 of the last 5 years
1952, the rule is 4 out of the last 6 years
1953, the rule is 5 out of the last 7 years
1954, the rule is 6 out of the last 8 years
Requirements for withdrawal
The main rule regarding your time of withdrawal is that in the last three consecutive years prior to this date you must have been employed and a genuine employee of a company/companies with a collective agreement that includes AFP. In the last three years before taking out AFP, you must have worked for at least 20% in your job.
At the time of withdrawal, you must have a pension-earning income, which when converted to an annual income exceeds 1G (basic state wage, adjusted annually).You must also have an annual income in excess of 1G for the previous income year.
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