What Information Do I Need to Apply?

APPLYING ONLINE IS NOW REQUIRED: For more information about online services go to: dwd.wi.gov/ClaimsOnline

Applying for unemployment benefits is smoother and faster when you have essential information in-hand. The information you provide will be used to determine your eligibility for Unemployment Insurance benefits.

It is important that your information is accurate and complete for all questions asked. The law provides penalties for withholding information or making false statements to obtain benefits.

Have This Information Ready To Apply:

*Your username and password (referred to as security credentials) and your social security number will be used to identify you and must be used when accessing your account. Do not give your security credentials to ANYONE.

For help using online services or if you are truly unable to apply online call 414-438-7713 or 608-232-0824 during business hours.