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Form SSCS1: Appeal a social security benefits decision (Notice of appeal)

Use this form to appeal against a decision made by the Department for Work and Pensions about social security benefits. You can appeal a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) or Employment Support Allowance (ESA) decision online. Details are provided below.

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Appeal a PIP decision online

Appeal an ESA decision online

Notice of Appeal against a decision of the Department for Work and Pensions (Large Print)

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Hysbysiad o apêl yn erbyn penderfyniad yr Adran Gwaith a Phensiynau (Nawdd Cymdeithasol a Chynnal Plant)

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Details

Make a PIP appeal online

If you live in England or Wales you can appeal a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) or Employment Support Allowance (ESA) decision online. This means you do not have to post in an appeal form or your Mandatory Reconsideration Notice (MRN).

A PIP appeal is sometimes known as as a benefit appeal or a DWP appeal.

For decisions about child support or child maintenance, use Form SSCS2: Appeal a Child Maintenance Group decision by the DWP.

For appeals about recovery of compensation, use Form SSCS3: Notice of Appeal against a decision of the Department for Work and Pensions - Compensation Recovery Unit.

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Published 28 March 2018
Last updated 14 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Add online link for ESA appeals.
  2. Added Welsh form SSCS1 and a large print version of the same form.
  3. Added details of a Welsh language helpline to form SSCS1 and SSCS1 large print.
  4. Added revised Form SSCS1 and Form SSCS1 large print that include GDPR information.
  5. Added revised Welsh version of Form SSCS1.
  6. Added revised version of SSCS1 and SSCS1 in large print.
  7. Added translation