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Last updated:
27/10/2017

What are Personal Independence Payments (PIP)?

Can I appeal if I think a decision is wrong?

  1. Overview
  2. What is PIP?
  3. What if I claim Disability Living Allowance (DLA)?
  4. Who can get PIP?
  5. How will I be assessed for PIP?
  6. How do I claim?
  7. What questions are on the ‘How your disability affects you’ form?
  8. Should I get supporting evidence?
  9. Will I have to go to a face to face medical assessment?
  10. Can I appeal if I think a decision is wrong?
  11. Do I need to speak to a welfare advisor?
  12. What happens if my health changes when I’m getting PIP?
  13. Can someone claim PIP for me?
  14. Information on PIP
  15. Next steps
If you disagree with any decision the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has made about your Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim, you can ask them to look at the claim again.

Yes. If you disagree with any decision the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has made about your Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim, you can ask them to look at the claim again. This is called a mandatory reconsideration. You have one month from the date of the decision to ask for mandatory reconsideration. You have to go through this process before you can appeal to an independent tribunal.

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  1. Overview
  2. What is PIP?
  3. What if I claim Disability Living Allowance (DLA)?
  4. Who can get PIP?
  5. How will I be assessed for PIP?
  6. How do I claim?
  7. What questions are on the ‘How your disability affects you’ form?
  8. Should I get supporting evidence?
  9. Will I have to go to a face to face medical assessment?
  10. Can I appeal if I think a decision is wrong?
  11. Do I need to speak to a welfare advisor?
  12. What happens if my health changes when I’m getting PIP?
  13. Can someone claim PIP for me?
  14. Information on PIP
  15. Next steps
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