Please see the following announcement on Higher Capitation before Christmas from PIP,
Higher Capitation applications must be at ‘Submitted’ status by close of business 7th December in order to ensure appraisal before the Christmas break.
A December payment is guaranteed for these applications subject to the appropriate information and documentation being included.
Appraisal/Payment before Christmas cannot be guaranteed for Higher Capitation applications submitted (or resubmitted) after 7th December.
Application appraisal and payment will then continue as normal in the New Year.