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Applying for Unemployment

We are an online resource to help answer your questions, check eligibility and assist in applying for Unemployment. You will also be advised if you qualify for additional benefit programs and receive our benefit guide.

Utah Unemployment Office

In Utah, you first need to apply for unemployment benefits either over the phone or online. Once you have been approved for benefits, then you can start filing your weeks. Below is all the contact information you will need to both file that initial claim and then begin claiming your weeks once you are approved for the unemployment benefits program in Utah.

File an Initial Claim:

  • Apply by phone: Utah residents should call based on the county they live in. Below is a list of counties and their corresponding phone numbers:

Utah Unemployment Contact Information 
    • Salt Lake County: 801-526-4400

    • Utah County: 801-375-4067

    • Weber and North Davis Counties: 801-612-0877

    • Balance of state or out of state, Toll Free: 1-888-848-0688

  • Apply by Internet: Use the following website to apply for benefits online https://jobs.utah.gov/.

File your Weeks:

To file your weeks online: Visit jobs.utah.gov. Once you are there, sign in using the PIN number given to you with your unemployment claim letter of acceptance. Under the section entitled “myUnemployment” select, file weekly claim and then begin answering the above questions.

To file your weeks by phone: Prepare the answers to the questions above, and then call 1-888-848-0688. A representative will assist you with the process.


Additional Information for Utah Unemployment

  • Job Search: This site contains several job listings where any person searching for a job will be able to browse through several opportunities. For more information, refer to this site: https://jobs.utah.gov/

  • Veterans: Programs and services are available to all veterans who wish to seek employment. For more information, please visit this site: http://jobs.utah.gov/

  • Training Resources: Training is available to anyone who would like to gain the skills necessary for the job market. For more information, please refer to this site: http://jobs.utah.gov/