Social Security Normal Retirement Age

The table below shows how normal retirement age varies by year of birth for retirees.

Year of Birth
Normal Retirement Age
1937 and prior
65
1938 65 and 2 months
1939 65 and 4 months
1940 65 and 6 months
1941 65 and 8 months
1942 65 and 10 months
1943-54 66
1955 66 and 2 months
1956 66 and 4 months
1957 66 and 6 months
1958 66 and 8 months
1959 66 and 10 months
1960 and later
67
Note: Persons born on January 1 of any year should refer to the normal retirement age for the previous year.

For more information, refer to the Social Security Administration website at: http://ssa.gov/retirement/retirement.htm