Missouri Unemployment Agency Contact Information

If you live in the state of Missouri and are currently unemployed you may be able to receive unemployment insurance payments. Calling a Missouri phone number for unemployment is the first step toward determining whether or not you are eligible to collect benefits.

Some of the information you will need to gather before calling any Missouri agency for unemployment include your Social Security number, the names, addresses, and phone numbers of all employees over the last 18 months, dates of your employment, and your total wages. Once you have all of the necessary details, call a Regional Claims Center nearest to you.

The Missouri Department of Unemployment has four claim centers located throughout the state that are all equipped with a convenient interactive voice response system. Simply answer the questions using your telephone's touchtone keypad and you will be connected with a representative in your area to complete your claim.

If you live near Jefferson City, call the claims center at 573-751-9040. For the Kansas City claims center call 816-889-3101, or call 314-340-4950 for St. Louis area. And the Springfield, Missouri unemployment number is 417-895-6851.

If you are anywhere outside of these four calling areas, the general Missouri phone number for unemployment information and questions is 1-800-320-2519 toll free. If you need to fax something to the department, the Missouri unemployment agency contact information number is 573-751-9730.

When calling the phone number to unemployment agency or agencies, have a pen and paper to write down any confirmation numbers or important details given to you by a claims representative.

Any phone number to unemployment agency anywhere in Missouri will answer from the hours of 8 am to 5 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday with the exception of holidays. Calls are taken in the order in which they are received. Wait times can sometimes be lengthy especially early in the week when the Missouri department of unemployment tends to be at its busiest.

If you are not able to reach a Missouri agency for unemployment in a timely manner, the online claim filing system is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week except for one hour from 11:30 pm Saturday night through 12:31 am Sunday for maintenance. To access online services or find more Missouri unemployment agency contact information, log onto www.moclaim.mo.gov.

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