Affected by COVID-19? For the latest benefit information, visit COVID-19 and Unemployment Benefits.
You can apply for unemployment insurance benefits either online or by phone using the Applicant Self-Service System.
To avoid delayed payments and denial of benefits, review the application process before applying.
Information about applying for benefits online and by phone.
An overview of unemployment insurance benefits. Explains the basic processes and requirements for receiving benefits.
Allows you to securely access your benefit account.
Information about when your benefit account becomes effective and when to apply for a new benefit account.
Wages paid in “covered” employment are used to establish your benefit account. “Covered” and “noncovered” employment is defined.
Explains the soonest you can receive a payment and why the first requested week will be $0.
Explains how your benefits are affected if you accept work now and later become unemployed again.
Find out if you are eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits