Challenging a benefit decision
If you don't agree with a decision on your benefit payment paid by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), you may want to see if you can get it changed.
These pages tell you more about what to do if your DWP benefit decision is refused or you think the amount you're getting is wrong.
This information does not apply to decisions made on claims for tax credits, Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction.
What you need to know before challenging a decision about a benefit paid by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) or Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
- Challenging a DWP benefit decision on or after 28 October 2013 - where to start
- Challenging a benefit or tax credit decision - asking for a reconsideration
- You want to change your DWP benefit decision because your circumstances have changed
- You've been sanctioned
- Common reasons for changing a DWP benefit decision
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