DLA Guide

Guide to claiming disability living allowanceEveryone who’s ever tried to fill in a Disability Living Allowance (DLA) Claim Form will know what a huge and daunting task it can be. Our step-by-step guide to filling it in aims to help make it that little bit easier for you.

The guide takes you through each question on the DLA form, giving you explanations of what they mean and tips on how to answer them. It also gives you advice about how to appeal if you’re unhappy with the decision. You can download the guide below.

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(You can also request a printed copy of the DLA guide by calling 0800 328 1159 or emailing [email protected])

Published 2003. This edition 2018. Review date 2021.

DLA video

Watch our video for useful hints and tips to bear in mind when completing the DLA form.

First published 2012. This edition 2018. Review date 2021.

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