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Pip timescale was pretty quick

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carcari
carcari Community member Posts: 63 Courageous
I applied for pip on 29th June 22 received the form 14th July returned it 2 weeks later. Should of had video accessment 28th September but ended up been a phone call 45 mins. Accessor had to call back on the 6th October for more info. 26thoctiber DWP text to say report had been received. 31october got the 8 am text to say I'd been awarded.. to all those you are waiting I know it easier said then done. Do try and put it to the back of your minds. I know from experience the anxiety it's causes receiving the texts and letters from DWP on a regular basis it's not nice. You will get there in the end.
Thank you to everyone on this forum for the advice that you give you've been a great help 

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  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    That is quick based on recent experiences. 4 months is more in line with pre pandemic timescales. Obviously, in order that people need help when they need it, the process should be as short as possible. Would be good if they got back to quick decisions for everybody.
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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    Thank you for the update, and for the motivational words @carcari :) I'm sure others will find reading your story helpful, especially as we mainly hear about negative experiences (understandably)! 

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  • Queenv27
    Queenv27 Community member Posts: 51 Connected
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    carcari said:
    I applied for pip on 29th June 22 received the form 14th July returned it 2 weeks later. Should of had video accessment 28th September but ended up been a phone call 45 mins. Accessor had to call back on the 6th October for more info. 26thoctiber DWP text to say report had been received. 31october got the 8 am text to say I'd been awarded.. to all those you are waiting I know it easier said then done. Do try and put it to the back of your minds. I know from experience the anxiety it's causes receiving the texts and letters from DWP on a regular basis it's not nice. You will get there in the end.
    Thank you to everyone on this forum for the advice that you give you've been a great help 
    Congrats.
  • Queenv27
    Queenv27 Community member Posts: 51 Connected
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    Hi Calcotti,
    I agree with you, that was very quick
    i applied on the 28th of June and am still waiting for a decision from dwp.
    am happy the the wait is over for carcari.
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    Dua Community member Posts: 19 Listener
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    Dua Community member Posts: 19 Listener
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    Congratulations 
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