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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.
To apply for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits, you must provide the appropriate documentation and information.
You will need:
Kansas Unemployment Resources
Appealing Denied Benefits
You will also need information regarding your job(s):
Individuals must fulfill eligibility requirements in order to receive benefits.
To be considered “eligible,” you must be:
The Kansas Department of Labor offers an Unemployment Insurance Application Checklist for your convenience. Access the checklist by visiting: https://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/documents/KBENP0970.pdf.
Initial claims can be filed online or over the phone.
After filing your initial claim, you must keep certifying your benefits weekly to receive payment.
You may file weekly claims online or over the phone as well.
If filing online, you will need:
Personal Identification Number (PIN)
If filing by phone, you will need:
Social Security number
For both, online and phone applications:
The amount of your gross wages earned (money earned before deductions) during the week you are making a claim for unemployment insurance.
The number of hours you worked during the week being claimed.
Gross amount of any paid time off (vacation, personal time off or holiday pay) you received for the week being claimed.
Gross amount of severance pay received for the week being claimed.
Paper and pencil to write down any information.
Reporting or omitting information to qualify for UI benefits is punished by the law. Attempts to claim and receive benefits fraudulently can result in loss of benefits, fines or imprisonment.
If you think someone is committing fraud, report them immediately.
You can report fraud online, by visiting: https://www.dol.ks.gov/.
You can also report fraud by email, phone or fax by printing a Fraud Report form and following directions. For form, visit: http://www.dol.ks.gov/Files/PDF/kben307.pdf.