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CockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,212 Disability Gamechanger
Does anyone know how long the DWP take to process an ESA3 form ? I know there are delays in many departments, so far been waiting 5 weeks
Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste


  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @CockneyRebel

    If you pop over to our home page you will find lots of info on ESA'.

    There is also a Benefits Advisor who will be able to help you.

    Please come back to me if you have any problems.
  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,212 Disability Gamechanger
    Answered my own question. DWP state that it should be actioned in 2 weeks and a letter sent within 10 days.
    Sometimes if it is complicated, as is mine they seem to avoid it until you chase them. However having rung to check that it had been received ( always necessary if a long delay )The staff were very helpful, even though I rang the wrong (freephone number ) they transfered me to the right department and had a call back from a manager within the hour.
    In this instance I can only praise the DWP
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste


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