Can I claim Personal Independence Payment (PIP) if I live in Northern Ireland?


Personal Independence Payment (PIP) was introduced on 20 June 2016 for those of working age, 16 to 64. This was later than it being rolled out in the rest of the UK.

To claim you can call NI Direct on:

For new claims to PIP:

  • 0800 012 1573
  • textphone: 0800 012 1574

For existing claims:

  • 0800 587 0932
  • textphone: 0800 587 0937

Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm

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