State of New Jersey Unemployment Assistance

State of New Jersey Unemployment Assistance

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COVID-19 SCENARIOS & BENEFITS AVAILABLE

You may be eligible to apply for and receive New Jersey unemployment assistance payments. If you believe you meet the eligibility requirements, information about the process to file a claim is included below.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
You must wait until you are unemployed/effective lay-off date to file for benefits. Claims filed while still employed WILL NOT BE PROCESSED!

Unemployment Claims can ONLY be filed
ONLINE or by PHONE

Option 1: File your claim Online (24/7)

https://myunemployment.nj.gov/

Option 2: Call one of the following Call Centers: