Disability Living Allowance (DLA) - children - How do I challenge a DLA decision?

Disability Living Allowance is money for children who have care needs or mobility needs (difficulty getting around).

Last reviewed 28 March 2024

How do I challenge a DLA decision?

If you believe a decision on your child's claim wrong, for example due to incorrect information being used, you can ask for it to be looked at again known as a . If you still disagree with the further decision you can then appeal to an independent tribunal.

The time limits are strict, you will usually be given one month to dispute a decision, so it is important to seek advice and act quickly.

Further information on Challenges and complaints

Updated Aug 2022


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