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How long do you wait for decision on p.i.p

NeryspowlesNeryspowles Member Posts: 5 Listener
How much longer do you think I will have to wait regarding my p. I. P assessment 


  • Emilyb81Emilyb81 Member Posts: 469 Pioneering
    When did you apply? I mean it's not really something that can be guessed because it seems to be different depending on many things so no way of telling? Some people have it in a couple of months others have been waiting since last year? It's all taking longer right now due to covid backlog :disappointed: sorry! Hope u r OK! And hope u have people around you to support you through the whole process because it can be hard work all the waiting and not knowing? Good luck @Neryspowles hope you get answers soon!! 
  • skhan95skhan95 Member Posts: 57 Listener
    I was gonna ask the same thing when did you applied ? :-)
  • skhan95skhan95 Member Posts: 57 Listener
    I have applied for PIP too
    Actually I have called them on the 8th of April then they sent me a form on the 21st of May I send them back on the 9th of June 
    But daily I'm telling my mind that I have to wait at least more 2/3 months to hear back anything because of the back log... if everything sorted early then this time I will be lucky but still keeping my patience level high :-) 
  • rubin16rubin16 Member Posts: 105 Pioneering
    Hi Guys,

    Just to put in perspective I applied for Pip at the end of Novemeber 2020, and only last week been given an telephone assessment for this coming Friday. So in total I've been waiting 7 months / 31 Weeks to get an assessment from the time of applying.

    Also DWP have started stating that it take roughly 10 months to fully complete a PiP claim due to coronavirus but this depends on the area and who does your assessment. But just be prepared for a long wait with no contact from DWP till they give you that assessment.
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