Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Dla waiting times

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Shazza1986
Shazza1986 Community member Posts: 23 Connected
Has anyone heard anything from dla mine was a new claim it was stamped on the 6th of January seen a couple of people received there award and was scanned after 6th January xx

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,131 Disability Gamechanger
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    With all benefit claims, there's really no exact timescales. It depends on each individual case and some take longer than others.
    Once a decision's been made you'll receive the decision letter within a few weeks. If it's a first time claim and there's an award, as always money usually goes into the bank before you receive the letter.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Shazza1986
    Shazza1986 Community member Posts: 23 Connected
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    Thank you xxx 
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,499 Disability Gamechanger
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    As poppy123456 has explained, waiting times do vary @shazza1986. Your waiting time doesn't really indicate whether your claim will be successful or not, so try not to worry too much (easier said than done, I realise!). 

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