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What are the age limits for claiming personal independence payment (PIP)?

To qualify for PIP initially you will need to be aged between 16 and 64 or state pension age, whichever is higher. 

For the present children and older people will not be affected by PIP.  However, guidance notes produced by the DWP make it clear that this may change in the future, once the government have had an opportunity to see how PIP performs in relation to working age claimants.

People who receive PIP before they are 65 will go on being able to get it once they are over 65, according to the DWP.