Alabama Unemployment Office

The Alabama unemployment office is contained within the Department of Labor (DoL), which oversees unemployment claims in the state. The DoL provides unemployment information, including details on how to apply for unemployment and how to view the status of claims. Contact the unemployment office in Alabama to learn more about benefits, fraud claims and more. Information about unemployment benefits that are unique to Alabama can also be obtained through the DoL unemployment office, such as details about the Advantage Debit Card, which makes receiving unemployment benefits easy.

Alabama Unemployment Resources

For additional information about unemployment, review the details provided below in order to successfully contact the unemployment office in Alabama. All AL unemployment information can be obtained by contacting the DoL through the following channels:

To File a New Report or Reopen a Claim


By Phone:

File an Unemployment Claim

Contact Inquiry Line (Existing Claims)

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

To File or View the Status of Weekly Certifications 


By Phone:


334-954-4094 (Fax: 334-215-7557)

205-458-2282 (Fax: 205-458-2222)

For Unemployment Appeals

By Phone:

Appeal Request

Board of Appeals

Appeals must be submitted in writing.

To Report Unemployment Fraud

By Phone:

To Request Copies of Records (Information Disclosure)

By Phone:

Alabama Department of Labor Mailing Address

Alabama Department of Labor Office
649 Monroe St.
Montgomery, AL 36131

What Is Unemployment Insurance?

Unemployment insurance is a type of government compensation that can be obtained by newly unemployed workers who require financial assistance while they purse new work opportunities. These unemployment benefits are available to eligible individuals for a pre-determined period and help them cover rent, food and other necessary expenses. To find out more about unemployment insurance and how you can start receiving government compensation today, download our guide.

Can Everyone Get Unemployment Benefits?

Unemployment insurance is only available to qualified individuals. Applicants must have an acceptable reason for being out of work, they must meet past income thresholds and more. Find out if you qualify to receive unemployment compensation by downloading our comprehensive guide here.