ATTENTION UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMANTS
Due to high claim volume, Unemployment Insurance has taken steps to ensure the stability of online applications.
Please claim your weekly benefit according to the schedule below. (If you are FILING a new claim or REOPENING AN EXISTING CLAIM, you can do so online anytime.)
If the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number (SSN) are between:
0000 and 2500 please access the application between 8 AM and 10 AM
2501 and 5000 please access the application between 10 AM and 12 PM
5001 and 7500 please access the application between 12 PM and 2 PM
7501 and 9999 please access the application between 2 PM and 4 PM
Regardless of the time you claim your benefit, your payment will be processed overnight.
If you miss your designated window, you may certify from 4 PM to 7 PM
Claiming benefits due to the coronavirus emergency?
Read our guide to avoid delaying your payment.
Is your SSN now scheduled for access?
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State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
990 Broad Street, 1st Floor
Newark, New Jersey 07102