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Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Personal Independence Payment – A guide to making a claim

Personal Independence Payment - a guide to making a claim

Disability Rights UK Factsheet F60

Personal independence payment (PIP) is a benefit for people who need help taking part in everyday life or who find it difficult to get around. It replaces disability living allowance for people between the ages of 16 and 64 inclusive. You can see how much PIP pays on our benefit rates pages

PIP Guide Downloads

You can also buy a hard copy of the guide from our shop

What the Guide contains

Disability Rights UK has produced this guide to help you through the claiming process. The guide covers information on:

  • The PIP rules
  • The scoring system
  • The activities and descriptors
  • Filling out the claim form
  • Keeping a diary
  • The face to face consultation with a healthcare professional
  • What to do if you are not happy with your decision
  • Further help and information

The guide is in word format and is free to download. An easy read version is available as a pdf.

Need information about PIP appeals? See our:

All our factsheets are free to download on our website at disabilityrightsuk.org.

Claiming PIP

This is a link to the Gov UK site on PIP

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