How to file for Unemployment Benefits (State by State Guide)
If you’ve been are unable to work due to the Coronavirus or COVID-19, you can apply for temporary unemployment benefits. In this post, we are going to walk you through a state by state guide on how to file for Unemployment benefits due to Coronavirus pandemic.
We will explain each state’s requirement for this emergency unemployment benefit and how you can apply remotely – online or by phone.
Furthermore, we will list the documents or evidence you will need to provide to successfully file your emergency unemployment benefits.
Documentation required in all states:
- To apply for Unemployment Insurance Benefits, you will need:
- Your Social Security number
- Your driver’s license or state ID number
- Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address
- Name, address, telephone number, and dates of employment with each employer you worked for during the past 6 weeks of employment
- The reason you became unemployed from each employer
- Dependents’ names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth
- If claiming dependents, your spouse’s name, Social Security number, and birth date
- If you are not a U.S. citizen or national, alien registration number and expiration date
- Your regular occupation and job skills
How to apply for unemployment if you’ve been impacted by COVID-19.
How to file for Unemployment Benefits by State
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How to File for Unemployment by State Summary
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