How do I claim PIP?

If you are in England, Scotland or Wales you can request a PIP claim form from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) by calling:

  • 0800 917 2222
  • Textphone: 0800 917 7777

If you are in Northern Ireland you can request a PIP claim form from NI Direct by calling:

  • For new claims to PIP:
    • 0800 012 1573
    • textphone: 0800 012 1574
  • For existing claims:
    • 0300 123 9221

Please note: If 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. In Northern Ireland this is from 20 June 2016.

We have produced a factsheet on PIP that contains lots of useful information and more details about how to make an effective claim for it:

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