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mikeandy
mikeandy Community member Posts: 2 Listener
I’m applying for the blue badge and my pip award letter is more than 12 months old am I able to get a new letter?

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,114 Disability Gamechanger
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    You will need to ring PIP and ask them to send you a copy of your award letter. The number to ring is 0800 121 4433 9am to 5pm Mon-Fri.
    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.
  • mikeandy
    mikeandy Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Are you sure the pip are going to give me a new copy of the pip award letter?
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,561 Disability Gamechanger
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    Yes @mikeandy they will. I requested a letter for my own Blue Badge renewal, and my PIP was awarded in 2018. 

    It took about a week, but they sent it no problem :)
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  • MarkM88
    MarkM88 Community member Posts: 3,127 Connected
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    mikeandy said:
    Are you sure the pip are going to give me a new copy of the pip award letter?
    Why wouldn’t they? 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,114 Disability Gamechanger
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    mikeandy said:
    Are you sure the pip are going to give me a new copy of the pip award letter?

    If i wasn't then i wouldn't have advised you to ring them.
    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.
  • MarkM88
    MarkM88 Community member Posts: 3,127 Connected
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    Looks more like mikeandy was worried they wouldn't rather than saying they wouldn't
    So my question stands. Why wouldn’t they send one if asked? 
  • MarkM88
    MarkM88 Community member Posts: 3,127 Connected
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    @Alicewillow

    Yeah so it was a genuine question asking why they thought it would not happen, why do you feel the need to make a big deal of someone's responses for?
  • MarkM88
    MarkM88 Community member Posts: 3,127 Connected
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    I’m not sure I’ve made a big deal out of anything? 
    You have. 
  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,650 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hopefully they get the copy of the letter out to you soon @mikeandy, it should be no problem to sort out. It's understandable to worry though, I do once remember calling to request that a document be sent out to me and it took a further call to actually ensure it was sent because my request wasn't put through first time around. I must stress though that my experience will have been a one off and it must have been an innocent error, I'm sure everything will be fine for you, 


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