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File for Unemployment Benefits

During this peak claim period we are currently working on new and re-opened claims submitted 2/7/2018. If you received an email from CTDOL, we received your claim. Current turnaround time for claims and inquiries is 14-18 days. Please do not file duplicate claims as this slows down our processing. If applicable, we will ensure you are brought up to date on your weekly filing.  Your patience is appreciated during our high volume period. 

Notice regarding Form 1099-G for 2017 unemployment benefits filers: The UC-1099G tax form (Statement of Unemployment Compensation Payments) is now available online for calendar years 2013-2017. Please click here for instructions on how to obtain your 1099-G.
Please click here for frequently asked questions for 1009Gs.
Please click here to access the UC-1099G Tax Form System. 

  Access Your Existing Account

   NEW!!! - Please select this service to file a
   NEW CLAIM or to REOPEN an existing claim.  
· Instructions on How to File on CT Direct Benefits Site
   PLEASE NOTE: This service does not support
   Weekly/Continued Claim filing.

Use this service for the following:
• File your Weekly/Continued Claim
Select/Change Direct Deposit or Debit Card
• Check Status of your most recent payment
• View Payment History
Locked out of the above account? Click here

Claimant's Guide to Unemployment Benefits

Effective October 1, 2017, the maximum weekly benefit rate (WBR) will be $613

quick Click - For Immediate Assistance Use These Links:

Next steps after filing your Unemployment Claim
Lost your Debit Card? Call Key Bank Customer Service at 1- 866-295-2955



   *If you still have funds remaining on your Chase debit card, please click here

Prefer to File by Phone? Click here for instructions
    Pay Back Unemployment Compensation Overpayments Online

Upon filing for unemployment benefits via their home or mobile devices, some customers tell us that entities not associated with the Labor Department are offering bank services, sometimes in the form of a debit card. These services are not endorsed by the agency and may carry fees beyond our control. As a reminder, we offer two options for receiving unemployment benefits –  Direct Deposit or a KeyBank Debit Card – with both services offered through a bank under contract with us. We strongly encourage claimants to use one of these methods to receive benefits. 

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