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StegskiStegski Member Posts: 12 Listener
Hi, I'm new here. I'm currently in receipt of ESA & DLA could someone please tell me when your are removed from DLA do they notify you that they are no longer paying you?
Many thanks.

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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi Stegski and welcome
    Before your DLA comes to an end, the DWP should send you a letter asking if your want to claim PIP.
    Do you know when your DLA is due to end ?

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • StegskiStegski Member Posts: 12 Listener
     I have no idea and haven't had a letter about claiming for PIP's. Someone told me they it's a post code lottery and I'm in Westminster. Thanks for your quick reply Cockney Rebel.


  • YadnadYadnad Posts: 2,856 Member
    Stegski said:
     I have no idea and haven't had a letter about claiming for PIP's. Someone told me they it's a post code lottery and I'm in Westminster. Thanks for your quick reply Cockney Rebel.


    Wow are they still doing this transfer? I moved over to PIP from DLA back in late 2013 - over 5 years ago. 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    There's still a lot of people waiting to be invited to start the transfer from DLA. If you weren't 65 on 8th April 2013 then you'll be one of them sometime in the future. Providing you apply for PIP and return the form by the required date your DLA will continue until a decision's been made on the PIP.
    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.
  • StegskiStegski Member Posts: 12 Listener
    Well I'm must now be one of the few. Anytime soon I guess......... :#

  • StegskiStegski Member Posts: 12 Listener
    Thanks poppy123456 very helpful. 
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    It would be a good idea to use the time you have before your "invite " to famliarise yourself with the PIP points system, descriptors and criteria for an award. There is no automatic transfer from DLA to PIP
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    You can start to gather some evidence to support your claim. Don't rely on them contacting anyone for anything because this rarely happens. The onus is on you to prove you qualify.
    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.
  • StegskiStegski Member Posts: 12 Listener
    Thank you for answering my questions I feel the sword of damocles hanging over me, making me a nervous wreck  :(
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