Filing For Unemployment
To apply for unemployment benefits in Ohio:
Online: File online at unemployment.ohio.gov 24/7
DUE TO A HIGH VOLUME OF CALLS IT IS BEST TO APPLY ONLINE! IF YOU CAN’T, HERE ARE PHONE NUMBERS:
Phone: Call 1-877-644-6562 or 614-387-8408 M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
To apply for unemployment, you will need:
Social Security number
Driver’s license or state ID number
Your name, address, telephone number and email address
Name, address, telephone number and dates of employment with each employer from last 6 weeks of employment
Reason for unemployment from each employer
Dependents’ names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth
If claiming dependents, your spouse’s name, Social Security number and birth date
If you are a U.S. citizen or national, alien registration number and expiration date
Your regular occupation and job skills
For more information, contact unemployment.ohio.gov.