How do I prepare for a PIP assessment?

When you claim PIP, it is very likely that the DWP or NI Direct will ask you to attend a face-to-face consultation.

If an assessor asks you to attend an assessment it is very important that you attend a face-to-face consultation. If you do not do this and do not have a good reason (good cause) then this could mean that the DWP reject your claim for PIP.

We've put together a factsheet of top tips to help you prepare for your face to face assessment:

It contains information on:

  • What to do before the assessment 
  • What to take to your assessment
  • Things to remember during the assessment

For more information and support please contact our Helpline on:

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