Early retirement - National insurance requirements

PaulW63
PaulW63 Posts: 2
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I need some advice please!
I’m eligible to get state pension at 67 (I’m 60 now). 
I want to retire at 65, take a small lump sump from my personal pension to live on for two years, then collect my state pension. 
My question is, do I still need to make NI contributions between the age of 65 & 67 to ensure that I get my full state pension?
I’ve been working since I was 16 with no breaks and a full contribution history. 
Thanking you in advance!

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