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US unemployment benefits: where to claim - phone, online

State-by-state contact information - telephone numbers, websites - for people in the United States who need to apply for Unemployment Insurance.

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Coronavirus US: Unemployment Insurance phone numbers by state
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Here is a state-by-state list of the contact information you need to claim Unemployment Insurance (UI) in the United States:

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Alabama

To file for unemployment benefits: 1-866-234-5382

To enquire about an existing claim: 1-800-361-4524

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: labor.alabama.gov

Alaska

Anchorage Claim Center: (907) 269-4700

Juneau Claim Center: (907) 465-5552

Fairbanks Claim Center: (907) 451-2871

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: my.alaska.gov

Arizona

Telephone number: (877) 600-2722

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: AZUI.com

Arkansas

Telephone number: 1-855-225-4440 or 501-682-2121

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: dws.arkansas.gov

California

Self-service phone line: 1-866-333-4606

To speak to a representative (filing claims and payment information): 1-800-300-5616

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: edd.ca.gov

Colorado

Denver Metro: 303-318-9000

Toll-free: 1-800-388-5515

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: colorado.gov

Connecticut

You’ll find a list of TeleBenefits numbers at: fileunemployment.org

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: ctdol.state.ct.us

Delaware

Telephone numbers:

New Castle County: (302) 761-6576

Toll-free outside New Castle County: (800) 794-3032

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: ui.delawareworks.com

Florida

Telephone number: 1-800-204-2418

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: connect.myflorida.com

Georgia

Telephone number: 404-232-3180

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: dol.georgia.gov

Hawaii

Oahu Claims Office: (808) 586-8970

Hilo Claims and Benefits: (808) 974-4086

Kona Claims and Benefits: (808) 322-4822

Maui Claims and Benefits: (808) 984-8400

Kauai Claims and Benefits: (808) 274-3043

You can file a claim for unemployment benefits online at: labor.hawaii.gov

Idaho

Telephone number: (208) 332-3570

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: labor.idaho.gov

Illinois

Telephone number: 1-800-244-5631

You can file a claim for unemployment benefits online at: www2.illinois.gov

Indiana

Telephone number: 1-800-891-6499

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: in.gov

Iowa

You’ll find a list of telephone numbers at: iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/contact

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov

Kansas

Telephone number: (785) 291-6100

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: getkansasbenefits.gov

Kentucky

Telephone number: 502-564-2900

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: uiclaims.des.ky.gov

Louisiana

Telephone number: 1-866-783-5567

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: louisianaworks.net

Maine

Telephone number: 1-800-593-7660

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: maine.gov

Maryland

Telephone number: 410-949-0022

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: beacon.labor.maryland.gov

Massachusetts

Telephone number: (877) 626-6800

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: mass.gov

Michigan

Telephone number: 1-866-500-0017

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: michigan.gov

Minnesota

Twin Cities area: 651-296-3644

Greater Minnesota: 1-877-898-9090

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: www1.uimn.org

Mississippi

Telephone numbers: 1-888-844-3577 or 1-888-772-0061

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: mdes.ms.gov

Missouri

Toll-free: 800-320-2519

Jefferson City: 573-751-9040

Kansas City: 816-889-3101

Springfield: 417-895-6851

St. Louis: 314-340-4950

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: uinteract.labor.mo.gov

Montana

Telephone number: (406) 444-2545

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: montanaworks.gov

Nebraska

Telephone numbers:

Lincoln Area: 402-458-2500

Omaha Area: 402-829-2800

Toll-free: 1-877-725-9918

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: neworks.nebraska.gov

Nevada

Telephone numbers:

Northern Nevada: 775-684-0350

Southern Nevada: 702-486-0350

Long-distance or interstate: (888) 890-8211

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: ui.nv.gov

New Hampshire

Telephone number: 603-271-7700

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: nhes.nh.gov

New Jersey

You’ll find the number you need to call here: fileunemployment.org

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: myunemployment.nj.gov

New Mexico

Telephone number: 1-877-664-6984

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: jobs.state.nm.us

New York

Telephone number: 1-888-209-8124

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: dol.ny.gov

North Carolina

Telephone number: 888-737-0259

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: des.nc.gov

North Dakota

Telephone number: 701-328-4995

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: jobsnd.com

Ohio

Telephone number: (877) 644-6562

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: unemployment.ohio.gov

Oklahoma

Telephone number: 1-800-555-1554

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: unemployment.state.ok.us

Oregon

Telephone numbers:

Portland Area: (503) 292-2057

Salem Area: (503) 947-1500

Eastern/Central Oregon/Bend: (541) 388-6207

Toll-free: (877) 345-3484

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: oregon.gov

Pennsylvania

Telephone number: 1-888-313-7284

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: uc.pa.gov

Rhode Island

Telephone number: 401-234-4280

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: dlt.ri.gov

South Carolina

Telephone number: 1-866-831-1724

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: dew.sc.gov

South Dakota

Telephone number: 605-626-3179

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: dlr.sd.gov

Tennessee

Telephone number: 844-224-5818

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: tn.gov

Texas

Telephone number: 800-558-8321

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: twc.texas.gov

Utah

Telephone numbers:

Salt Lake and South Davis Counties: (801) 526-4400

Weber and North Davis Counties: (801) 612-0877

Utah County: (801) 375-4067

Remainder of state and out of state: 1-888-848-0688

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: jobs.utah.gov

Vermont

Telephone number: 1-877-214-3330 or 1-888-807-7072

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: labor.vermont.gov

Virginia

Telephone number: 1-866-832-2363

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: vec.virginia.gov

Washington

Telephone number: 800-318-6022

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: esd.wa.gov

West Virginia

Telephone number: 1-800-252-5627

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: workforcewv.org

Wisconsin

Telephone number: 414-435-7069

File a claim online at: dwd.wisconsin.gov

Wyoming

Telephone number: (307) 473-3789

File a claim for unemployment benefits online at: wyui.wyo.gov