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How long takes letter to be posted to dwp..

WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
edited September 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hello all :) i here alone and paranoid how many days takes dwp to recive my form for severe disibility.. I have called them yesterday that is like 10 days ego my key worker send it of and ladie say that they didnt recive it yet. And how long it takes for them to make the decision on it my key worker attached my diagnosis letter that i have chizofective disorder self harming and paranoia most of days.. Is that will be enough for them to accept my form? Is any one know about it? Pls guys let me know asap.. Thank u all

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  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Weirdworld, thanks for sharing this with us. I hope you hear back soon, and fingers crossed some of our community members will be able to help you with this question! 
  • gnmeadsgnmeads Member Posts: 187 Pioneering
    Hi Weirdworld It sounds like it could be lost in the post. I would get hold of the Royal mail
  • WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
    How cos rhe letter was free post and i didnt wright my address on back how will they know..
  • markyboymarkyboy Member Posts: 368 Pioneering
    The DWP can take up to 8 weeks to process your application it does not mean it has got lost just caught up in the back log of post
  • WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
    U think so? And this for severe disibility right? 
  • WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
    It takes that long i am on pip and esa do u think i get it
  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,284 Disability Gamechanger
    All mail regardless of your claim goes to a central sorting office where it is scanned on to the computer system network which can take several weeks before the call center can varify they are in receipt of your information. Then you have to wait another eight to ten week or longer for them to make their dession on your claim assuming they don’t ask, require more information from you. Just be patient. 
  • trev2819trev2819 Member Posts: 16 Connected
    Is it the severe disability premium for ESA that you've applied for?
  • WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
    I not sure my key worker done it properly.. Or can be for pip.. Can i be entitled to both?
  • trev2819trev2819 Member Posts: 16 Connected
    Yes, you might be entitled to both.  You can get the Severe Disability Premium if you get PIP, live alone and someone isn't already claiming Carer's Allowance for being your carer.
  • WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
    I dont have any one claiming for me carrers allowence.. And i have few disibilitys going on with me
  • trev2819trev2819 Member Posts: 16 Connected
    Sounds like you should be entitled to both then.  Probably worth checking with your key worker what they have applied for so far - just so you know what's going on and what to expect.
  • WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
    Hopefully fingers crossed will let u know on tuesday us my esa pay day and than friday pip. So i really wish it be added by then. :):D
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    It won't be in your next ESA payment if you only returned the form 10 days ago, it can take at least 3-4 weeks, if not more to process the claim.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
    Ohh okay have u had one also? Some people say on line that when they do over phone it takes like week or so i dont know if its true.. So maybe it will be in next payment than i guess i have to be patient thats all for now i can do
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    It can be claimed over the phone now yes and claims done this way are always much quicker.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
    Should i go my key worker monday and ask her to doit by phone even tho we have sent it the form
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    No, there's no point now because they form has been sent.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 5,930 Disability Gamechanger
    This sounds like you’ve just got PIP and have put in for the SDP. DWP appear to have abandoned awarding despite the law so you’ll need to get on they’re case at the 4 week point.
  • WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
    Oh okay i didnt know.. So it will take 4 weeks to aprpve or so
  • WeirdworldWeirdworld Member Posts: 40 Listener
    Hi all i wounder after call for new claim for extra money disability premium my key worker done on phone with esa worker is thats apply for esa just or pip also cos she did ask whhen is my next pip payment and it was today ofcourse so i did get paid 229 like usualy☺ but when my key worker done application over a phone with lady she say i wont get payed for seven days nothing is thats means that after seven days pip will backdated and esa we also send yesterday doctors note with my diagnosis us the lady ask on line ..also or whats the crack with them??😰😰😰 i also read the lady on here with same situation she say she get paid pip usual so i wonder how is the goverment working things out ther..  Is ther any one knows about it
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    The SDP is paid on top of your ESA and your PIP money will stay the same. It can take 3 weeks plus to claim this premium but they will write to you once they've made a decision. I know it's stressful waiting but there's nothing you can do in the meantime. Any money owed to you will be backdated to the date you became eligible.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
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