Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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PIP waiting times

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Mumpsy
Mumpsy Community member Posts: 39 Courageous
I know the word is that it's about 18 weeks to wait for a decision after the interview. But has anyone waited longer than this please ? It's taking ages 

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  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,887 Disability Gamechanger
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    2-12 weeks is the general rule. How long have you waited so far?
  • Mumpsy
    Mumpsy Community member Posts: 39 Courageous
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  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,887 Disability Gamechanger
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    I know you feel like you have been waiting ages but some people wait several months for a decision, providing you are not transferring from DLA then all arrears will be paid from the date you applied. Only contact PIP once you have surpassed the 12 weeks, please do keep us updated and good luck.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,998 Disability Gamechanger
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    It's 2-12 weeks sometimes longer once the assessment report is returned. Sometimes if a report is chosen for audit it will delay the decision making process. Nothing more you can do but wait.
    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.
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