Learn how to file for unemployment benefits in your state.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: New federal law provides unemployment benefits for self-employed and other workers, allows states to increase the amount of weekly benefits paid, and extends the number of weeks that benefits are paid. Read more in these FAQs about unemployment insurance or the complete guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor.
To apply for unemployment benefits, select the state where you worked below. You’ll find website links and/or phone numbers to file and learn more about eligibility, benefits, and other questions you might have.
Each state administers their own Unemployment Insurance program, so individual state websites are the best source for updated information.