Nebraska Unemployment Agency Contact Information

If, like numerous people across the country today, you have recently become unemployed, you are already well aware of the stress that comes along with trying to maintain financial security for your family in this difficult economy. Fortunately, you may qualify for unemployment compensation to help bridge the gap of time until you obtain your next job.

The state of Nebraska Department of Unemployment has made it convenient for workers to file for benefits by telephone or online. With either filing option, you will need to provide some pertinent details about your work history and employers to the Nebraska agency for unemployment.

In addition to the names and addresses of your employers along with the dates of your employment over the last 18 months, you will also need your Social Security number and driver's license or Nebraska photo ID number.

If you prefer to receive your benefits via direct deposit as opposed to a debit card you will also need to provide the agency for unemployment your bank account information. The state of Nebraska does not issue paper checks for unemployment compensation benefits.

The main Nebraska Department of Unemployment website address to begin the filing process is You will find a wealth of information on this site regarding unemployment benefits, open jobs, job fairs, tax information, and Nebraska laws and regulations.

Under the "For Workers" tab, choose the "File for Unemployment" link and you will be prompted to choose whether you are a MAC or PC user. On the next page you will be able to file a claim, change or view your claim information, file an appeal, and read a list of frequently asked questions.

Alternately, you may call the phone number for unemployment agency information in Nebraska at 402-458-2500. The Nebraska office of unemployment phone number is available to call anytime except from 12:00 am to 6:00 am Mondays through Fridays and on Saturdays from 5:00 am to 6:00 am for maintenance purposes. The online system follows the same availability schedule.

You may also visit any Nebraska local unemployment office in person. To find the local unemployment office closest to you in the state, log onto this website and then click on the "Find Our Offices" link under the "Get Answers" tab. On this page you will find every Nebraska unemployment agency email address and the physical addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers for each office.

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