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TOPIC: Transfer to PIP

Transfer to PIP 1 month 4 days ago #230510

Camly91 wrote: Thank you.

Do we know on what grounds they would likely grant an extension?


Just needing the extra time should be sufficient.

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Transfer to PIP 4 days 8 hours ago #232350

I'm wondering how likely they are to do a paper based assessment? ie without a face to face? I know when PIP was 1st introduced nobody got away without one, but with it being technically possible am wondering how common it is these days? In the forum's experience.

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Transfer to PIP 3 days 16 hours ago #232365

Camly

Only about 5% of assessments are done as a PBA, you would need the support of your GP as it is extremely rare for the testimony and evidence submitted by the claimant to be sufficient.

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Transfer to PIP 3 days 12 hours ago #232392

Ah ok thanks. So the decision to do a PBA is based almost entirely on the medical evidence then? I do have pretty good letters from both GP & CPN but i suppose their idea of 'good' might be different from mine.

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Transfer to PIP 3 days 10 hours ago #232399

Camly

There are two factors that are considered.

Is there sufficient compelling information to make a recommendation to the DWP without seeing the claimant and secondly, is there a significant risk of harm to the claimant or others if they were required to attend a face to face.

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