Challenging a benefit decision
If you don't agree with a decision on your benefit payment paid by the Department for Communities (DfC), you may want to see if you can get it changed.
These pages tell you more about what to do if your DfC 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, Child Benefit, Housing Benefit or rate relief.
What you need to know before challenging a decision made on or after 23 May 2016 about a benefit paid by the Department for Communities (DfC).
Asking for a reconsideration of an DfC benefit decision, including time limits.
What to do if your circumstances change and how your DfC benefit decision may be changed.
Challenging a decision that has been changed because of official errors or if the law has changed.