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TOPIC: ESA50 05/18, vs Online ESA50A 01/18

ESA50 05/18, vs Online ESA50A 01/18 5 months 2 weeks ago #220558


I recieved an ESA50 05/18 through the post to fill in, but i need to fill it electronically
so i downloaded it from the dwp website, the website states it is the ESA50,
but it downloads as ESA50A 01/18,
which seems very different to the one i recieved in the post and is missing some of the descriptors

i.e in the physical functions section there is no going up and down using 2 steps, or sitting or standing.but they are there in the ESA50 05/18 i recieved in the post

I'd be very grateful for any advice as i don't want to jeperdise my chances by not filling the correct form and not filling in the missing descriptors ?

ESA50 05/18, vs Online ESA50A 01/18 5 months 2 weeks ago #220567


Welcome to the forum, you might want to have a look at the following FAQ which explains where everything is

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The differences are cosmetic so feel free to use the downloaded version. You need to understand that the words on the ESA50 do not always fully describe the legally defined Descriptors,

See our ESA Claim guides for these


The following user(s) said Thank You: kafka

ESA50 05/18, vs Online ESA50A 01/18 5 months 2 weeks ago #220571

Thats great, thanks very much for your help.
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