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Awaiting Pip Assessment

Gobbygirl66Gobbygirl66 Member Posts: 22 Listener
Hi all I am back again and stressed with pip,my 3 year pip has ended 28th Feb form sent back 12th Jan 2021 it's been with them since 16th Jan awaiting assessment appointment but no show 7 weeks now anyone know how long I could be waiting for this appointment are we looking at weeks or months, now with out pip money but they don't care said that money is only for extras to help me.


  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 11,201 Disability Gamechanger

    Unfortunately it can take a while for the assessment depends on backlog in your area.  Some wait weeks some months 

    Sorry this isnt probably what you want yo hear 

    It is normal that you start the review 6 months prior to award ending or 14 weeks for tribunal awards so it seems late that your forms were sent off in jan fir claim ending in feb 

  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,356 Disability Gamechanger
    hello, you could trying calling the DWP, I did and was informed my file had been sent to the assessment company who will contact me in the future. Your receive a letter informing you of the date and approximate time the assessor will call you and the number they will call you on.so if any information is incorrect you can inform the assessment company to update their details. The assessment takes about an hour sometimes longer.
  • Gobbygirl66Gobbygirl66 Member Posts: 22 Listener
    Thanks for the reply you say tribunal award should start 14 weeks to claim ending,they only gave me 13 weeks is there anything I can do about that not been 14 or am I just been picky.
  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 11,201 Disability Gamechanger
    I dont think there would be any point it is your responsibility to chase it up the owness is on you really as it's your claim 

    Also if you are awarded again it will be backdated to when your other claim ended 
  • Gobbygirl66Gobbygirl66 Member Posts: 22 Listener
    Thanks for that janer1967.
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