How do I claim PIP?

Given the restriction measures currently in place due to coronavirus, some rules around claiming and assessments for benefits have been changed or relaxed in the short term. Please check our Coronavirus: Welfare and benefits section to ensure you are getting the most up to date information or call the RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999, from 8am to 8pm weekdays or 9am to 1pm Saturdays.

If you are in England, Scotland or Wales you can request a PIP claim form by contacting the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). You can choose to have the claim form sent to you by post or email:

  • 0800 917 2222
  • textphone 0800 917 7777

Phone lines are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm.

If you are in Northern Ireland you can request a PIP claim by contacting the Department for Communities NI:

  • 0800 012 1573
  • textphone 0800 587 0937

Phone lines are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm.

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