General Info - Frequently Asked Questions

You may have questions about General Info. Here are a selection of some commonly asked questions and answers to help you. Simply click on a question to see the answer.

How do I apply for PIP?

Please contact the Department for Communities. Further details can be found on the below link.

Can I get a copy of the consultation report?

The report will be sent to the Department for Communities as soon as possible after your consultation and you can request a copy from them.

Who makes the decision about my PIP claim?

The case manager at the Department for Communities will make a decision based on all the available evidence, including the Disability Assessor’s report and any further evidence.

Will I ever be asked to provide my bank details over the phone?

We will never call you unexpectedly and ask for your bank details. If you are asked to provide your bank details over the phone and have any concerns, please abandon the call and contact us as soon as possible.