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To file an Initial Claim application for a New Claim or to re-activate an existing claim (refer to the ARRA filing schedule shown below):

Phoenix. . . . . . . . . . . (602) 364-2722
Tucson . . . . . . . . . . . (520) 791-2722

If calling from outside the Phoenix or Tucson area,
use our toll-free number
Deaf/hearing impaired callers may reach us by calling our
toll free TDD number

The ARRA System is available Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time-MST)

Important: Due to the volume of calls to the ARRA System, we ask that you file your new claim or reactivate your current claim (if your benefit year has not yet expired), on the day of the week specified below according to the last digit of your Social Security Number. Keep in mind that it does not matter whether you file your claim on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday--it will normally be effective on the Sunday of the week in which you file.

If your Social Security Number ends with
0, 1, 2 or 3 - File your claim on Monday

If your Social Security Number ends with
4, 5, 6 or 7 - File your claim on Tuesday

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
are open to all Social Security Numbers


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