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PIP - How long is the wait for the first payment?

pjnufc Community member Posts: 4 Listener
edited November 2023 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Good Afternoon,

I was awarded PIP last week, for 5 years, to be backdated until April this year. After you receive the text, but not yet received confirmation in letter. How long on average do you normally wait for your 1st payment? I did try calling earlier but was left on hold for a very long time.

Kind regards 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,444 Disability Gamechanger
    Money owed is usually in your bank within 3-5 working days after payment was sent. When you will receive it will depend on when payment was sent. 

    Your first 4 weekly payment will be about 4 weeks later. 
    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.
  • pjnufc
    pjnufc Community member Posts: 4 Listener


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