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    New claim pip cancellation

    Hi there guys,

    I started a new pip claim. Due to illness I rang up for a two week extension and recieved one. I then received my esa reassessment forms, due bqck around the same time. Between illness, bad days and getting the support I need to fill them in, I won’t get my pip forms back in time

    My questions are,

    1. Can I cancel the claim and make another one soon after or immediately? Starting the process again but giving me more time.

    2. Will this go against me? I have pretty bad mental health issues and I am extremely worried about this.


    Thank you in advance

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    I'm not certain but payment for PIP is backdated to the day you phoned for a PIP Application form. If you cancel your PIP application you might lose a potential month/two months payment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lighttouch View Post
    I'm not certain but payment for PIP is backdated to the day you phoned for a PIP Application form. If you cancel your PIP application you might lose a potential month/two months payment.
    Hey, yea I understand this will be a consequence. I just don’t see a way of getting it to them on time so it’s the least of my worries at the moment really

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    firstly before you do that you could call pip and ask again for an extension, they have been known to grant a second one.

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