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PIP timeline question

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aniayka
aniayka Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi, I've applied for PIP for my daughter 2 months ago and had no contact from the DWP since then.
I red that the waiting time is about 3 months end to end but you are also mentioning the assessments and I'm not sure how long do you have to wait for those and then after?
I am worried I did something wrong, or that they lost the form, or that I missed a call...
Thanks for help in advance.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,077 Disability Gamechanger
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    Timescales are only ever a guide. It will depend on backlog and each individual case. An assessment is most likely because most people have them, which are mostly by telephone. Some are face to face and video. Some wait several weeks and others wait a few months, possibly longer.

    Once the assessment report is returned to DWP a decision can take up to 12 weeks.
    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.
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Posts: 10,581 Disability Gamechanger
    edited August 2023
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    Hi @aniayka and welcome to the community! 

    How are you doing? I know the wait for PIP can be fustrating. It sounds like this is within 'normal' timescales and I hope you hear something soon. However, if you wanted to, you can ring up and ask if they've recieved the claim form. :) 

    PIP enquiry line

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  • Tronster
    Tronster Community member Posts: 39 Connected
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    aniayka said:
    Hi, I've applied for PIP for my daughter 2 months ago and had no contact from the DWP since then.
    I red that the waiting time is about 3 months end to end but you are also mentioning the assessments and I'm not sure how long do you have to wait for those and then after?
    I am worried I did something wrong, or that they lost the form, or that I missed a call...
    Thanks for help in advance.
    So just to give you a timeline of what i had to to to give you an idea

    Applied April 2022
    Assessment June 2022
    Rejected July 2022
    MR August 2022
    Rejected again Sept 2022
    Tribunal June 2023
    Payment August 2023
  • roglin55
    roglin55 Community member Posts: 103 Courageous
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    I'm waiting 18 weeks so far still no word 
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