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Unemployment Insurance Information Hotline
New Castle County residents
(302) 761-6576

Kent & Sussex County residents

How to File for Benefits

1. Visit the nearest Unemployment Insurance Claims Office

2. When filing, the following information will be requested:

  • name
  • address
  • social security card (may substitute W2 or pay stub with name and social security number imprinted on it, accompanied by picture ID such as driver's license)
  • work history - names and addresses of all employers over the last 18 months. Veterans for whom military service falls within the last 18 months must present DD 214 (Member 4) form in order to file for benefits.

reason for loss of job

For more information on filing an unemployment claim, please refer to the Claimant Handbook.



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