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File your Initial Claim for Unemployment Insurance Benefits Online
To start filing your claim for unemployment insurance benefits online, please press the "Start My Claim Now" button. For additional information about Assurances, and Contacts, continue reading.

Because the use of Internet technology may be new to some claimants, the Delaware Department of Labor's Division of Unemployment Insurance has published some assurances about the privacy and security of the information submitted for an unemployment insurance claim. To read these assurances, please press the "Assurances" button.

This site permits an unemployed Delaware worker to file an initial claim for unemployment insurance benefits online. If you are having difficulty using this site or need to view information for the Delaware Department of Labor's Division of Unemployment staffed and automated hotlines, as well as the local offices, please press the "Contact" button.

Who Can File
I acknowledge that I cannot use this site to file a claim if I am currently residing outside the United States.

 

TeleBenefits
If you select “TeleBenefits” (telephone) as the method to file for your weekly unemployment payment, you must call in each week as indicated in “Your Guide to Unemployment Insurance Benefits”. Please make sure to read this guide immediately.

 

WebBenefits
If you select “WebBenefits” (Internet) as the method to file for your weekly unemployment payment, you must log on to https://uicc.delawareworks.com/mobile/Login.aspx each week and follow the instructions provided.

 

Direct Deposit / Debit Card
In order to receive Unemployment Insurance Benefits, you must select a method of payment and there are two choices: Direct Deposit or Debit Card.

Direct Deposit is a means of receiving your benefits in your own existing bank account. If you select debit card, a third party vendor will send you a debit card shortly after your first benefit payment is made.

Due to changes in Federal Law we are now required to provide you with specific disclosures prior to enrollment in the debit card option for Unemployment Insurance benefit payments. Please read and acknowledge that you have reviewed the following attachments.