How Do I Apply for Unemployment Benefits?


Learn how to apply for unemployment benefits in your state, what information you'll need to complete the application, and what steps to take after you apply.



Did you know that you can apply for unemployment benefits online and by phone? To find out how to file in your state, and to get contact information for your state's unemployment agency, select it from the list below. 


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There are versions of this article for each State.

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