Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
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ESA underpayment

Hi there, I had my form stating I may be entitled to back pay for 2012-2014, I’ve returned the form to them. Does anyone know how long this takes to process for a decision currently?


  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger

    At the beginning DWP gave an estimate of around 12 weeks but there's now a massive backlog and it's exceeding that time for a lot of people and some have waited as long as 20 weeks. All you can do is wait, i'm afraid.
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