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TOPIC: Recieved PIP form, dated the 15th.

Recieved PIP form, dated the 15th. 2 weeks 3 hours ago #174425

I have started the dreaded process of moving over from DLA to PIP after i received a letter requesting me to do so.

I am a little panicked about the time to turn around the form, it is dated the 15th November, but i did not receive it until the 19th, and it has to be back with them within 14 days right?

I need to read through the PIP guides, i am relatively young and have had 3 hip replacements, which have caused no end of problems, more on that later, is the 14 day return by correct?

I look forward to any replies.
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Recieved PIP form, dated the 15th. 2 weeks 1 hour ago #174447

  • Gordon
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There should have been a letter with the PIP which states when the PIP2 for needs to be returned to the DWP by. You normally have four weeks to complete the form but this includes postage at each end. You can ask for a two week extension if necessary.

Gordon
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Recieved PIP form, dated the 15th. 1 week 6 days ago #174483

The date starts on the date of their letter, NOT on the date you receive it and in my own experience there can be a weeks difference, there is no point arguing this fact with them.

Because the process takes such a long time, I would try and get it filled in within the time period and get it sent back, if not like Gordon says you can ask for an extension. BUT this process can take months so best not for any delays there will be plenty later.

I filled in my forms June and now going to Appeal, thats a very long time !

Good Luck
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Recieved PIP form, dated the 15th. 1 week 6 days ago #174513

Thank you for the clarification. I had overlooked the frontpage, the return date is a few weeks away yet.
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