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PIP NEW CLAIM FORM REQUEST

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RB1018
RB1018 Scope Member Posts: 2 Listener
Hello All. My name is Richard and I'm a new member. Can anyone help me with trying to arrange for a new claim form for PIP.
Is it available to download online?
I've made a written request to the new PIP CLAIM TEAM at the beginning of Jan this year, but to date, nothing received.
I've been trying to obtain it on behalf of an elderly friend of mine who suffers from Adactyly, and also has a severe hearing impairment, so wouldn't be able to make the request via the telephone. 
Any help and advice would be most welcome. Thanks. 
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
    edited March 2023
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    You mention your friend is elderly. If they are over state pension age they can not claim PIP. It will be Attendance Allowance they will need to claim instead.

    Whether it's PIP or AA you won't be able to download the forms online. You can ring to start a claim on their behalf and tell them that they have a hearing impairment. Or if they can use Relay UK then they can claim this way.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • les747
    les747 Community member Posts: 41 Connected
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    It takes them months,but you should recieve notification that they are dealing with it
    You are better off getting someone to do it online for you
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    les747 said:

    You are better off getting someone to do it online for you

    Claims can't be started online.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • les747
    les747 Community member Posts: 41 Connected
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    well thats how I got mine
    which travel agent did you go to lol
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    les747 said:
    which travel agent did you go to lol
    No idea what on earth you’re talking about. What has a PIP or AA claim have to do with a travel agent? 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • les747
    les747 Community member Posts: 41 Connected
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    nothing-I just wondered how you feel qualified to comment
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    les747 said:
    nothing-I just wondered how you feel qualified to comment
    I can comment in the same way you do… 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • les747
    les747 Community member Posts: 41 Connected
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    please do-enlighten me
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    les747 said:
    please do-enlighten me
    Pardon? 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Community_Scope
    Community_Scope Posts: 1,096 Pioneering
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  • RB1018
    RB1018 Scope Member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Could any comments kindly be restricted to help, advice, feedback and assistance please. 
  • les747
    les747 Community member Posts: 41 Connected
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    could someone go to gov.uk and type in PIPS
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    RB1018 said:
    Could any comments kindly be restricted to help, advice, feedback and assistance please. 

    I gave you some advice in my first comment here..
    You mention your friend is elderly. If they are over state pension age they can not claim PIP. It will be Attendance Allowance they will need to claim instead.

    Whether it's PIP or AA you won't be able to download the forms online. You can ring to start a claim on their behalf and tell them that they have a hearing impairment. Or if they can use Relay UK then they can claim this way.


    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Cartini
    Cartini Community member Posts: 1,108 Pioneering
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    <sigh> Here we go again
  • nasturtium
    nasturtium Community member Posts: 376 Pioneering
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    les747 said:
    could someone go to gov.uk and type in PIPS
    Hello Les747
    You can only make a claim for Personal Independence Payments either by letter or telephone. All the details are on the PIP Gov website here https://www.gov.uk/pip/how-to-claim

    How to challenge a PIP award that has been reduced at Review https://forum.scope.org.uk/discussion/comment/696285#Comment_696285
  • les747
    les747 Community member Posts: 41 Connected
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    I stand corrected
    I know I won my apeal for the higher rate mobility by giving a statement by phone
    it must be the only 1 you cant apply for on line 
    Probably for fraud
    I do apologise to all and sundry
    Are you the compliance operative
  • nasturtium
    nasturtium Community member Posts: 376 Pioneering
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    les747 said:
    I do apologise to all and sundry
    No need to apologise.
    les747 said:
    Are you the compliance operative
    No I am just forwarding advice which is easily found online.
    les747 said:
    I stand corrected
    I know I won my apeal for the higher rate mobility by giving a statement by phone
    it must be the only 1 you cant apply for on line
    You can start a PIP appeal online but you cannot start the claim online.

    How to challenge a PIP award that has been reduced at Review https://forum.scope.org.uk/discussion/comment/696285#Comment_696285
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    les747 said:
    it must be the only 1 you cant apply for on line 

    There’s no disability benefits that you can start a claim online. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • flour
    flour Community member Posts: 76 Courageous
    edited March 2023
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    Whether it's PIP or AA you won't be able to download the forms online. You can ring to start a claim on their behalf and tell them that they have a hearing impairment. Or if they can use Relay UK then they can claim this way.
    Could this advice be changed please?

    You can claim Attendance Allowance by downloading the forms online.

    Go to 
    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/attendance-allowance-claim-form

    Where you can download and then post in the claim form.

    I agree you cannot start a PIP claim by downloading a form online. You can write to Personal Independence Payment New Claims, Post Handling Site B, Wolverhampton, WV99 1AH who will send you a form. 
    Remember that people come on to this forum who may be in a vulnerable state and kindness goes a long way. Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
    edited March 2023
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    flour said:

    Whether it's PIP or AA you won't be able to download the forms online. You can ring to start a claim on their behalf and tell them that they have a hearing impairment. Or if they can use Relay UK then they can claim this way.
    Could this advice be changed please?

    You can claim Attendance Allowance by downloading the forms online.

    Go to https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/attendance-allowance-claim-form

    Where you can download and then post in the claim form.
    Worth noting however that if you download the form and then post it the AA award will, if awarded, only only start from the date DWP receive the form.

    Alternatively you can ring AA and they will send a form which will be date stamped and if the form is returned by six weeks after the form was issued any AA award will start from the date the form was date stamped.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
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