UK State Pension - does nationality matter?

Daft question probably.
But if someone relocated from india to UK around 40 years ago (legally), but still holds a Indian passport. Are they still entitled to Uk state pension?
They have a national insurance number and possibly contributes (to be checked) and have received benefits in the past like child benefit and ESA IB.
Thanks in advance

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  • edited 31 July 2020 at 5:21PM
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    edited 31 July 2020 at 5:21PM
    UK state pension is dependant purely on NI contributions, doesn't matter if you come from UK, India, China or Mars :)  The important thing now is to get that pension forecast and NI record.  Receiving child benefit post 1978 is a good way of earning credits.
  • sj15sj15 Forumite
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    molerat said:
    UK state pension is dependant purely on NI contributions, doesn't matter if you come from UK, India, China or Mars :)  The important thing now is to get that pension forecast and NI record.  Receiving child benefit post 1978 is a good way of earning credits.
    Thank you kind sir. That puts my mind at rest.
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