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Directory of Existing UI Resources

For Community Partners Assisting Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claimants

  Get Started

UI Website - Apply for UI and access all DWD resources.

UI Claimant Handbook - Review the handbook to understand how to apply for benefits, how eligibility for benefits is determined, and requirements to receive weekly benefits.

Hours of Operation - See hours of operation for online and help center hours of operation.

How to Create a Username and Password (English | Spanish)

  Apply for Benefits

  Maintain Eligibility by Completing UI Requirements.

Register to Work with the Job Center of Wisconsin.

FAQ: Work Search - Have a question about work search? See these frequently asked questions.

Weekly Work Search - Work search actions must be performed each week unless DWD provides a waiver.

  • Document your work search actions on the Weekly Work Search Entry Form in your Claimant Portal online throughout the week. Entries will be automatically entered into the Weekly Claim Certification.
  • Use the Work Search Action Log to maintain a physical record of work search actions for your own reference and to prepare for filing weekly claims by phone.

  File Weekly Claim

  Frequently Used Links

Weekly Benefit Rate Calculator - Estimate your weekly UI benefit rate based on past wages.

Partial Benefit Calculator - Do you plan to work part time or will you receive any benefits such as severance pay or retirement pay? Estimate your weekly UI benefit rate based on past wages and deductions.

Interpreter and Translation Services - Directions for non-native English speakers for receiving language assistance.

DWD is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. If you have a disability and need assistance with this information, please dial 7-1-1 for Wisconsin Relay Service. Please contact the Unemployment Insurance Division at (414) 435-7069 or toll-free at (844) 910-3661 to request information in an alternate format, including translated to another language.

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