Child DLA

Hi,  I made a claim for my child DLA which was received on 8 December. I also received an acknowledgement letter from DWP 

How long is currently taking for a decision?



  • poppy12345
    poppy12345 Posts: 17,722
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    There's no timescales. Once a decision is made you will be contacted. 
  • Robbie64
    Robbie64 Posts: 1,930
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    There's a long running thread at Mumsnet about DLA waiting times. Based on the replies in that thread it seems to be around 3 to 4 months from application to decision. It will depend on how straightforward the application is though.
  • housebuyer143
    housebuyer143 Posts: 3,167
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    2 months isn't long at all. Wait 4 and then chase if no word. 
  • superM
    superM Posts: 328
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    Thank you all.  I just wondered what's the standard timescale for DLA claim but it does look like it is 3/4 months. 
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