Under Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Law, every individual or organization that pays covered wages in Minnesota must register with the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program. Registration should be done as soon as possible after first wages are paid for covered employment in Minnesota.
Registration must occur prior to the due date of the first quarterly wage detail report that the employer is required to submit. However, do not register until covered wages have actually been paid. Refer to the Employer Handbook for information about Who Needs to Register and How to Register.
Visit the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's website for a list of other business resources.
Information on how and where to obtain a Federal Employer Identification Number
Information on how and where to register a business in Minnesota.
Information on how and where to obtain a Minnesota Withholding Tax Identification Number
Information to help employers comply with Federal and State laws about reporting newly hired and re-hired employees in Minnesota to the Minnesota New Hire Reporting Center
Video tutorials are provided to assist you in using Minnesota’s Employer Self-Service System. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate and conforms with both Minnesota and Federal Unemployment Insurance Law. Statements are intended for general information only and do not have the effect of the law. If you have a question about your employer account, call Customer Service.