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Unemployment payment methods are changing – learn more and enroll in direct deposit today! 

Unemployment Insurance

File a Claim

Apply for regular unemployment insurance benefits online

Certify for Benefits

If you've already filed a claim, make sure to certify on time


Learn how to sign up for ILogin and keep your account secure

Unemployment Insurance Handbook


Find information on overpayments and overpayment waivers

Referrals to other services such as food, housing, and child care assistance

Find reference information about PUA, PEUC, FPUC, and MEUC

Details about payment methods and instructions to add direct deposit

Important information on how to report and manage fraud and identity theft

Frequently used forms and publications for claimants