HOW TO FILE, CERTIFY & OBTAIN UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Posted on Apr 10, 2020 in Main

The slideshows, graphics and video below will walk you step by step through the process of filing, certifying and obtaining unemployment benefits.

Note: UI benefits for self-employed persons, bona fide independent contractors, and others who are disqualified from receiving UI for COVID-19-related reasons may be covered through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program under the CARES Act.  Please file your claim at this site.

STEP ONE:

Am I eligible:
COVID-19 Eligibility FAQs

STEP TWO:

How to file a claim:
Video for filing via the portal

STEP THREE:

Create a user name and password:
COVID-19 How to Create a UI Account

STEP FOUR:

Filing weekly claim certifications:
How to File a Claim Certification

How to File for PEUC

 

How to File for Extended Benefits (EB)

OTHER POST FILING INFO:

COVID-19 Post-Filing UI Information

How to Report Your Job Separation on Your Weekly Claim Certification and Reactivate Your Claim