How to File a Claim and Eligibility

Step 1 : Contact Local State Unemployment Agency

Contact your local state unemployment insurance agency as soon as you loose you job.

Step 2 : Furnish Information

When you visit the office, phone to office, or access the office online to file, you must furnish the following information :

- Social Security number

- Name and address of you employers for the last 18 months & the dates you worked for each

- Proof of your immigration status if you are not a U.S citizen

Eligibility for Filing a Claim

A. Unemployed,

B. Physically and mentally able to perform suitable work,

C. Available for suitable work,

D. Making a reasonable effort to find work,

E. Free of participation or direct interest in a labor dispute, and

F. Free of disqualification

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