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Appeals

If you don't agree with your benefit decision from the Department for Communities (DfC) you may be able to appeal.

These pages tell you more about whether you can make an appeal and how the process works.

Appealing against a DfC benefit decision

Appealing to an independent tribunal if you’re not happy with your benefit decision made on or after 23 May 2016.

Late benefit appeals

Making a late appeal after the one month time limit against a benefit decision.

If you think your DfC benefit decision is wrong and you're too late to appeal

How a benefit decision can be changed due to an official error and you're too late to appeal.

Changing a DfC benefit decision after you've appealed

Changing a benefit decision after you've appealed due to new evidence or the DfC realises it is wrong.