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when will pip start

blitzy123 Member Posts: 45 Courageous
hi all juts a quick question as a bit confussed my son was on dla turned 16 in may 2018 was aked to claim pip by june 27th i did and hes had his assesement reportt hrou just waiting on decision his dla is  due to run out november 18th if his pip is suscessful when would his pip start from i know he wont get both and still rec dla at the moment would it be thedate of decision or when i made claim  thank you


  • wilko
    wilko Member Posts: 2,452 Disability Gamechanger
    Not sure but somebody will correct me I think its the date of your pip award it will all be explained in your award letter of what your sons award is regarding daily living and mobility, start date and length of the award when payments start there will be no overlap,of payments.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,426 Disability Gamechanger

    If successful, first payment will be 4 weeks after the last DLA payment. DLA/PIP is paid 4 weeks in arrears and the DLA will be paid for a further 4 weeks after the decision. When transferring from DLA, PIP is not backdated. Full details will be in the award letter, if successful. Good luck.


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