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    • Jab87
    • By Jab87 11th Jun 19, 10:21 AM
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    • 11th Jun 19, 10:21 AM
    Timescale 11th Jun 19 at 10:21 AM
    Hello,

    I went for my PIP assessment 3 weeks ago today. I was advised i would hear within the next 6 weeks. I was wondering if anyone has recently went for the initial assessment, and how long did it take for you to get the decision?

    Thanks
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    • poppy12345
    • By poppy12345 11th Jun 19, 10:33 AM
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    • 11th Jun 19, 10:33 AM
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    • 11th Jun 19, 10:33 AM
    That 6 weeks is what they tell everyone. There's no timescales to any decision, it depends on backlog in your area.


    You can ring and request a copy of the assessment report if you live in the UK. This will give you some idea what the decision is likely to be because they mostly go with the report. To request this, ring DWP.
    • minimad1970
    • By minimad1970 11th Jun 19, 6:17 PM
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    • 11th Jun 19, 6:17 PM
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    • 11th Jun 19, 6:17 PM
    I live in the south of England and mine took exactly 8 weeks.
    Last edited by minimad1970; 12-06-2019 at 4:42 PM.
    • micky2phones
    • By micky2phones 12th Jun 19, 12:33 AM
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    • 12th Jun 19, 12:33 AM
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    • 12th Jun 19, 12:33 AM
    Hi, At my assessment the lady said 8 weeks, a text said 6 weeks.

    When i phoned them up was told 10 weeks, but like others have said it could be any time.

    I never have 14 days notice, but all over now till the results come back.
    • Jab87
    • By Jab87 14th Jun 19, 11:58 AM
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    • 14th Jun 19, 11:58 AM
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    • 14th Jun 19, 11:58 AM
    Hi there,

    Thanks for your replies. I called PIP today and they said the decision had been made but he was unable to see the decision on his system and a decision letter was sent on 10/06. Anytime I have called ESA the decision was on the system? Is PIP different or was the advisor just being unhelpful?
    • poppy12345
    • By poppy12345 14th Jun 19, 3:32 PM
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    • 14th Jun 19, 3:32 PM
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    • 14th Jun 19, 3:32 PM
    Hi there,

    Thanks for your replies. I called PIP today and they said the decision had been made but he was unable to see the decision on his system and a decision letter was sent on 10/06. Anytime I have called ESA the decision was on the system? Is PIP different or was the advisor just being unhelpful?
    Originally posted by Jab87
    If the decision letter was sent on that date then i have no idea why they can't see it on the screen because they definitely should be able to see it.


    If the decision was made within the last 24 hours then no they won't be able to see it.


    If it was me then i'd ring again and speak to someone else.
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