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abbeyv95
abbeyv95 Community member Posts: 29 Courageous
Hi
I’ve saw quite a few articles on here where people have received a text to say they’ve been awarded pip before they receive their letter? Is this true? :)

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,114 Disability Gamechanger
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    If it’s a first time claim they do sometimes send a text if there’s an award but not always. 
    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.
  • PWM1
    PWM1 Community member Posts: 27 Connected
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    abbeyv95 said:
    Hi
    I’ve saw quite a few articles on here where people have received a text to say they’ve been awarded pip before they receive their letter? Is this true? :)

  • PWM1
    PWM1 Community member Posts: 27 Connected
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    Hi abbeyv95, 

    I received a text saying I  had been awarded PIP prior to getting confirmation by letter. 

    Although they did not elaborate or inform at what PIP rate had been awarded. 

    Hope this answer helps.

    Paul.  
  • abbeyv95
    abbeyv95 Community member Posts: 29 Courageous
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    @PWM1 thanks for getting back to me Paul. Did you receive monies in your bank long after receiving the text?
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,114 Disability Gamechanger
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    If awarded any money that's owed will be in your bank 3-5 working days after payment was made. The majoirty of the time you will receive the decision letter after you receive the payment.
    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.
  • PWM1
    PWM1 Community member Posts: 27 Connected
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    abbeyv95 said:
    @PWM1 thanks for getting back to me Paul. Did you receive monies in your bank long after receiving the text?

  • PWM1
    PWM1 Community member Posts: 27 Connected
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    I did get the payment fairly quickly after the text, I can not remember exactly how many days, but it was speedy. 
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