New Hampshire

New Hampshire Online Unemployment

As the U.S. economy continues to struggle, it is hard for many families to achieve and maintain financial stability. Many Americans are unemployed. Luckily, each U.S. state offers its own version of financial assistance to workers who are unemployed for reasons beyond their control. In New Hampshire, workers may file and receive unemployment online via the Department of Employment Security website.

Unemployment Services Online

To file a new unemployment claim online, go to www.nh.gov/nhes/. The online system will allow you to file a new claim, re-open an existing one and file weekly claims. To utilize this system, you must first register and log in, which involves choosing a user name and password. This will information must be entered each time you use the system, so be sure to choose a user name and password you can remember.

It generally takes less than thirty minutes to complete the online unemployment application. To establish a new claim, be sure that you have the following information available before you begin the application:

  • Your name, address and contact phone number
  • Social security number
  • Name, address and phone number all of employers for which you worked during the past 2 years
  • The dates of hire as well as the termination dates of all employment you had in the past 2 years
  • Driver's license number or state ID card number
  • Alien registration number (for non-citizens)

The questions on the application are simple. You must enter your personal information as well as information pertaining to your employment history. If you have questions about the application, visit the FAQ section of the website. If your question is not answered there, call customer service at 1-800-266-2252.

Once you have completed your online unemployment filing application, a representative will follow up with you for additional information. Be sure to answer each question completely and correctly. Incorrect or incomplete information may slow down your application processing time.

Other Online Resources

The Department of Employment Security website also contains a job bank that allows you to view job listings online. You may create a resume and apply online for available positions. This service is free and user-friendly.

In addition to the above, the website also offers information regarding the following:

  • Labor market information
  • Disaster unemployment assistance
  • Job Fairs
  • Education and Training

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