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Unemployment benefits.

In Indiana, there are a few different ways to apply for unemployment benefits.

Here you will find information about Indiana, there are different ways to apply for unemployment benefits.

We’ll go through how to browse the Indiana Department of Workforce Development website to file for unemployment benefits in this article.

Please keep in mind that you will need a valid email account, your address, your social security number, an Indiana driver’s license or valid ID, your date of birth, and your phone number to apply. You’ll also need the name of your previous employer, their contact information, dates of employment, and the reason you’re unemployed, as well as a copy of your most recent pay stub.


Go to to get started.

If you go down from here, you’ll find basic claimant information for both individuals and businesses, as well as information particular to pandemic-related claim submissions, frequently asked questions pages, payment choices, and a link to claimant self-service.


If you don’t already have an account, go to “New User Registration” and fill out the form.

Please keep in mind that call lengths may be longer than usual if you’re having any troubles due to the unusually high call volume.

Furthermore, since Congress enacted the pandemic healthcare act, they are currently debating what this means for unemployed people. So, they’re requesting that people resist from calling the unemployment insurance call line with specific queries concerning the new stimulus package for the time being, but once they have the answers, they’ll post them here and on the Department of Workforce Development’s web page.

Who is eligible for Indiana Unemployment Insurance?

To be eligible for the benefits program, you must be a resident of Indiana and meet all of the following: be unemployed, have worked in Indiana for the past 12 months and have earned a minimum amount of wages determined by Indiana guidelines, be actively seeking work each week you are collecting benefits.

How do I contact someone?

To file your unemployment claim, visit your nearest WorkOne Center.
File your claim online at the Indiana Department of Workforce Development website.
If you have any problems or questions about your unemployment insurance claim, call the toll-free helpline at 1-800-437-9136.
If you live in Marion County, call 317-232-6702.
For more information, visit the Indiana website or call 1-800-437-9136.