Unemploymentclaims.org is a privately owned website that is not owned or operated by any government agency.
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.
If you live in Virginia and need to file an unemployment claim for the first time, claim your weeks on an existing claim, or simply ask a representative a question, there are multiple ways to reach out and contact the VEC and the Virginia Workforce. Below is a list of contact information for these issues:
Filling Weekly Claims
Find a Job
Appealing Denied Unemployment Benefits
File a Claim for the First Time: 1-866-832-2363
File your Weekly Claim Benefits: 1-800-897-5630
Apply for Benefits Out of State: http://www.vec.virginia.gov/
File a Claim for the First Time: https://www.vec.virginiainteractive.org/
File your Weekly Claim Benefits: https://www.vec.virginiainteractive.org/ (You will need to have your User ID and Password that was provided to you when you were approved for weekly benefits, or create a new account.
If you find yourself still dealing with questions regarding your unemployment claim, there are alternate phone numbers to ask questions and reach out to a live representative. Visit the following page for a list of those contacts: http://www.vec.virginia.gov/