You may get a top-up (called a premium) on the following benefits if you get PIP:
- Housing Benefit.
- Jobseeker’s Allowance.
- Income Support.
- Working Tax Credit.
- Employment and Support Allowance – but only if you get the PIP daily living component.
- Pension Credit – but only if you get the PIP daily living component.
Can I get a mobility car on standard rate PIP?
The Motability Scheme works with PIP in the same way as it does with DLA. If you are newly awarded the Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of PIP and have at least 12 months remaining on your award, you will be able to lease a car, scooter or powered wheelchair through the Motability Scheme.
Do you get Christmas bonus on PIP?
If you get PIP, you also qualify for a Christmas Bonus which is £10 each year. The Christmas bonus is paid automatically and it does not affect any other benefits which you may be receiving.
Can I get free prescriptions on PIP?
You can get free NHS prescriptions if, at the time the prescription is dispensed, you: are 60 or over. hold a valid war pension exemption certificate and the prescription is for your accepted disability.
What is a disability premium?
A Severe Disability Premium is an extra amount that is included in some means-tested benefits to help with the cost of disability. What is a Severe Disability Premium?