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Hi, my name is jamesmaddison123! I'm been waiting for PIP MR for 12 weeks now. How much longer?

jamesmaddison123 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited April 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Been waiting for a pip mr longer then 12 weeks now coming up 4 months soon what is the longest period of waiting for a reply they have already sent a message saying they have received the letters for mr but still haven’t replied this was 10 weeks into the mr 


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 15,054 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi there 

    It does seem to be a long wait I would give them a call to see what is happening 

    Every case is different depends if there is lots of evidence , backlogs of decision makers and so on 

    We do hear of people that have waited this length if time 
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 8,125

    Scope community team

    edited April 2021
    Welcome to the community @jamesmaddison123 :) I'm sorry you've been waiting for so long. Have you had a chance to give them a call? 

    As Turn2Us outlines:
    Some reconsiderations take 2 weeks, some take several months. 

    If you have not received your Mandatory Reconsideration Notice, it is a good idea to call the DWP after:

    • 2 weeks to check they have logged your Mandatory Reconsideration 
    • 8 weeks to check how much longer it will take
    • 12 weeks to chase again

    If you are not happy with how long a Mandatory Reconsideration is taking, you may want to complain or tell your MP.

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