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How long for UC decision?

dennieveron Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited January 2019 in Universal Credit (UC)
I went for my universal credit essesment 5 week ago I still not heard anything how long does it take for them to make a disision tia


  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,154 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @dennieveron

    Good Evening & Welcome it's great to meet you today ?

    Here's some info on "Benefit's" below.

    Please please have a good look around this info and please let me know if you need any further help???? 
  • BenefitsTrainingCo
    BenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,628 Pioneering

    It depends what assessment you are talking about here. If you are talking about your initial claimant commitments interview with UC then I would expect you to have had your first payment by now - so I'd ring up UC to ask them.

    If you are talking about the work capability assessment which you have had as part of your UC claim, it may take a bit longer, but I'd expect a decision soon. You should get a letter in your journal if you have an online claim. I'd suggest you ring them about this if you don't hear after another week or so.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 28,398 Disability Gamechanger
    If it was a work capability assessment then you can request a copy of the assessment report to be sent to you. This will give you some idea what that decision is likely to be.


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