New Jersey

Online New Jersey Unemployment Services

If you have found yourself temporarily unemployed in New Jersey, you need to file as quickly as possible to begin receiving unemployment benefits. You can file your New Jersey online unemployment claim at Filing for New Jersey unemployment online is an excellent opportunity because you are able to file your claim 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Keep in mind that your session will time out after 30 minutes of inactivity and the system will lose all of the data that you entered, so make sure to gather all of the information required beforehand so you are well prepared.

The information that you will need in order to apply using the New Jersey unemployment service online includes your New Jersey driver's license number or your identification number from a Non-Driver Photo Identification Card, your Social Security Number, your Alien Registration Documentation (if you are not a U.S. citizen), and employer information from all of your employers in the last 18 months. You will also need your bank information if you are planning to have your benefits deposited directly into your bank account.

If you have never filed online employment claims in the state of New Jersey, you will need to create an Unemployment Benefits Online ID and password in order to continue on the unemployment services website. To create this account, enter your name, SSN, email, a user name, and a password.

Next, log in and enter all of the information required, including information about your most recent employers. Once you have submitted your New Jersey online unemployment claim, you can inquire about the status of your claim by calling The State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development at (609) 659-9045. If your New Jersey unemployment online application is accepted, you will need to submit weekly benefit payment claims. You can do this by accessing the New Jersey unemployment services website at and click File a Continued Claim. You can also use this website to update your direct deposit information and to notify the New Jersey unemployment service of a change of address.

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