The online Applicant Self-Service System is the fastest way to apply for benefits and manage your account. An automated phone option, offering English, Spanish, Hmong, and Somali languages is also available.
The Applicant Self-Service System is available online and by phone Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.:
*View the phone Schedule for Requesting Benefit Payments
Note: The self-service system is designed to work with Internet Explorer version 5.5 and higher, Netscape version 6.2 and higher or America Online 8.0 and higher. It uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Protocol to secure data transmissions. SSL scrambles the data you send so that others cannot read it. The data is then unscrambled when received.