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Direct Deposit of Benefits

Direct deposit into your bank account is a quick and convenient way to obtain your unemployment benefits, regardless of your state of residence. Direct deposit provides the fastest and easiest way to access unemployment compensation, allowing direct deposit participants to obtain benefits earlier than the beneficiaries who request paper checks. A bank account will typically have unemployment benefits available within one or two days of your request for compensation. Additionally, UC direct deposit ensures that no benefits are lost in transit. Different types of bank accounts, including checking and savings accounts, can accept direct deposits of unemployment benefits. is a privately owned website that is not owned or operated by any government agency.