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Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Young people over the age of 16 cannot claim Disability Living Allowance (DLA). Instead you must apply for a Personal Independence Payment (PIP). PIP is gradually replacing DLA for people aged 16 - 64 years old.

You can claim PIP if your disability or health condition means that one or both of the following are true:

  • You need help looking after yourself
  • You have difficulty walking

View factsheet for more information. To apply, visit  

Age group

16 - 64

Contact number

0800 917 2222