Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
If this is your first visit, check out the community guide. You will have to Join us or Sign in before you can post.

ESA

trextrex Member Posts: 7 Listener
I posted my ESA questionnaire yesterday as I was waiting for a doctors letter to go in with it..the letter arrived after last collection yesterday so I posted it yesterday after 6pm its due in tomorrow 13 th feb 2019. I did inform the DWP it may be late as the doctors letter I am awaiting is late and wish to include it into my questionnaire, I also filled in page 3 of the ESA questionnaire explaining this...my ESA is due in tomorrow strangely enough the same time as my questionnaire ??? will I not get my ESA tomorrow. Also assuming I will get a face to face assessment how long after the questionnaire is posted to the DWP will it take for an interview date ...

Replies

  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @trex   Pleased to met you welcome.

    I am one of the team of community champions who help and advise new members who join.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    I am unsure of an answer to your question. There will be members of our community or team who will know the answer.

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman
    Community Champion
    SCOPE Volunteer Award Engaging Communities 2019
    Mental Health advice, guidance and information to all members
    Nutrition, Diet, Wellbeing, Addiction.
    Recipes
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    You'll be paid your ESA tomorrow. As the form is due to be received by tomorrow, i would ring them to make sure they've received it. It's extremely important that they receive that form no later than the date stated on the letter. If it's received later then your money could stop and you'll be found fit for work for failing to return the form. There's no extra time given to return the ESA50 form.

    There's no timescales for any waiting times for the assessment. It depends on backlog in your area.
    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.
  • trextrex Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Thankyou for your reply poppy 

Sign in or join us to comment.