Knowing the basics of unemployment benefits before you apply will save time and allow you to concentrate on looking for a great new job.
Applying for Unemployment Benefits
1. File a Claim
Please review these application instructions before clicking Get Started button below to file your claim.
2. Look for Work
3. Certify for Weekly Payment
4. Expect Two Letters
5. Receive Payment
Repeat Steps 2 & 3 weekly
If you have a return-to-work date, you do not have to look for work, but only certify to request a payment for the previous week.