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Am I Eligible?

Find out if you might qualify for unemployment benefits in your state.

Each state sets its own guidelines for eligibility for unemployment benefits, but you usually qualify if you:

  • Are unemployed through no fault of your own. In most states, this means you have to have separated from your last job due to a lack of available work.
  • Meet work and wage requirements. You must meet your state’s requirements for wages earned or time worked during an established period of time referred to as a "base period." (In most states, this is usually the first four out of the last five completed calendar quarters prior to the time that your claim is filed.)
  • Meet additional state requirements. Find details of your own state’s program by selecting your state below.