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Claiming Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

These pages tell you more about how to start your claim for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and how to prepare if you’re asked to attend a face-to-face assessment. You can also find out more about how the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) makes its decision to award you PIP and what you can do if you don’t agree with it.

A brief guide to the claims and assessment process

Summary of how you claim Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and how the claim is assessed.

How to claim

How to claim Personal Independence Payment (PIP) by phone and how to get a paper claim form if you are unable to use a phone.

The 'How your disability affects you' form

The How your disability affects you form (disability questionnaire - PIP2 form) - what it is, the time limit for completing the form, how to complete it, help to complete it and providing evidence with the form for claiming Personal Independence Payment (PIP).