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Unemployment Insurance Benefits


1099 Tax information will be available online by January 30, 2015. A message will be placed on our website when 1099 information is available. If you have an email on file with us, a notification will be sent to you when 1099 information is available.

Under an Executive Order issued by Governor Chris Christie, state offices will be closed from 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, through Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 due to snow accumulations anticipated with Winter Storm Juno. On-line filing and certification for unemployment benefits will continue to be available at njuifile.net. Anyone who had a scheduled appointment for a hearing or fact-finding session will be contacted for a rescheduling.



 Apply for a new unemployment claim or reopen your existing claim 

File or Reopen Your UI Claim

 Apply for or change your direct deposit account information 

Add/Change Your Direct Deposit 

Use this option to continue to claim your weekly benefits.  This service is available 7 am (EST) to 6 pm (EST), Monday - Friday, Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm and Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Claim Your Weekly Benefits

 Change your current address and/or telephone number

Address/Telephone Number Change 

 Obtain information about your claim such as status, weekly benefit rate, remaining claim balance and any scheduled appointments 

Claim Status 

 View and print your 1099-G tax statement 

View/Print 1099-G Tax Statement