Am I entitled to Personal Independence Payment?
If you are aged 16 to 64 and are blind or partially sighted then you could be entitled to Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
No-one is automatically entitled to it and you will have to make a claim that shows you need help in your daily life or getting out and about (or both), but many blind and partially sighted people of working age should be successful in claiming some level of this benefit.
Please note: If you live in England, Wales or Scotland and you're aged between 16-64 on or after 8 April 2013 you will be invited to claim PIP if previously on DLA. However, If you're already 65 or over on 8 April 2013, then you will not be reassessed for PIP and will remain on DLA.
For those in Northern Ireland this will happen after the 20th June 2016.
Read more about how to make a claim for PIP.