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If you have epilepsy you may be eligible to apply for benefits. This depends on what your epilepsy is like and how it affects you.

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Tips for completing benefit forms

Here are some top tips for completing forms related to benefits.

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Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

This section contains the assessment criteria for PIP, how to apply for PIP and how to fill in your PIP form. 

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Employment and support allowance (ESA)

Information about Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and how to make a claim.

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Benefit decisions and appeals

This page covers the options and processes of challenging an unsuccessful benefits claim.

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Universal credit

Information about Universal Credit, who can claim and how.

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Telling benefits assessors about epilepsy

If you are applying for benefits, you may have to attend a face-to-face interview or medical assessment.