In order to be eligible, claimants must have had regular difficulty with daily living or getting around for at least three months before applying.
Furthermore, PIP applicants must also expect to have these problems continue for at least nine months after they get in contact with the DWP.
People looking to apply for the benefit need to have lived in England, Scotland or Wales for at least two of the last three years, and be living in the UK at the time of their application.
Applicants who have recently returned from living in an EEA country may be able to apply for the benefit payment sooner, compared to claimants from other countries, depending on their circumstances.
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