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Should I expect PIP decision back from date of the text given or the letter?

benahan Member Posts: 2 Listener
received a text 5 weeks ago saying that DWP had received my PIP claim and I would hear within 6 weeks, then had a letter through about a week ago saying the same thing posted at a later date! Not sure which one I should be following in regards to the 6 week guide.


  • wilko
    wilko Member Posts: 2,449 Disability Gamechanger
    @benahan, Hello and welcome, if you have had your assessment then you can request a copy of the assessment report and on receiving it see what your award may should be but you still have to wait for the official award confirmation letter. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 28,395 Disability Gamechanger

    Its backdated to the date you rang to start your claim, if it’s a new claim. If successfully awarded. 

    If you’re transferring from DLA then you won’t receive any backdated money.


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