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Pip assessment

DonDon Member Posts: 10 Listener
Bit confused before Covid were PIP assements being done 6 months before instead of 12 months, is this a change by DWP?
My Daughters PIP ends Oct 2021 so we are expecting the renewal forms around Oct 2020? Can anyone help?
Thank you 


  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,214 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi yes they changed from 12 months to six months last year, the only exception to this being if it was awarded by a tribunal then it's 14 weeks now.
    So in your daughters case it will be April 2021
    Be extra nice to new members.
  • DonDon
    DonDon Member Posts: 10 Listener
    Thank you. So April 2021, could it be longer with all the back logs over Covid?
    Thank you
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 15,285 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome yes as above it has changed to 6 months and it is anyones guess if the situation will affect your daughters renewal. I would imagine it will as it will take the DWP a long time to catch up on those that have been due reassessment during the lockdown period, so this is bound to have a knock on effect.

    I would suggest you prepare for it being April 2021 and have all evidence ready 
  • DonDon
    DonDon Member Posts: 10 Listener


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