Challenge a benefit decision (mandatory reconsideration)

If you disagree with the outcome

You can appeal to the Social Security and Child Support Tribunal if you think the decision in the mandatory reconsideration notice is wrong. The tribunal is independent of government. A judge will listen to both sides of the argument before making a decision.

You usually need to do this within one month of the date of your mandatory reconsideration notice.

You cannot appeal to the Social Security and Child Support Tribunal until you get your mandatory reconsideration notice.