Appeal a Decision


If you are not happy about the Attendance Allowance decision, you can ask for the decision to be reviewed and then submit and appeal.


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You can ask for the decision to be reviewed within 1 month – this is called a Mandatory Reconsideration.

If you are still unhappy after asking for the decision to be reconsidered you can then submit an appeal within 1 month which will be heard by an independent tribunal.

This time limit for submitting a Mandatory Reconsideration or an appeal can only be extended in special circumstances.

Further Information

You can find out more information about submitting an appeal and the appeals process on NI Direct.