encourage claimants to opt for either the direct deposit or
debit card payment methods that are approved by the State of
Connecticut and the Labor Department. We are not
associated or affiliated with check cashing services, or any
pre-paid debit card services.
Direct Deposit is safer.
Direct Deposit is free. There is no fee for using the
electronic transfer system.
If you do not already have a checking or savings account and
need to open one to use the Direct Deposit payment method, a
list of Connecticut bank and credit union locations can be
found at the
Department of Banking Internet site.
Several Connecticut banks and credit unions may offer
To sign up for Direct Deposit, you must enroll online.
You CANNOT sign up for Direct Deposit by phone. For
more specific information regarding Direct Deposit, click on
Please note: Consumer Contact Center representatives cannot sign
up claimants for Direct Deposit. Claimants must sign up for
Direct Deposit in ReEmployCT under Benefits Maintenance - Update
Claimant Profile - Payment Options.
Click here to access the On-Line Claim System