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Ohio Unemployment Office Locations

Ohio does not have walk-in service for UI claimants.

Call toll-free 1-877-644-6562 or TTY 1-888-642-8203, (excluding holidays) Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

To file a new unemployment claim or to reopen a previously filed claim,
you must call on the day associated with the first letter of your last name:

For last names beginning with A through I, please call on Monday.
For last names beginning with J through L, please call on Tuesday.
For last names beginning with M through S, please call on Wednesday.
For last names beginning with T through Z, please call on Thursday.
If you have missed your filing day, please call on Friday.


Questions & Answers

  1. susan says:

    i started a part time job while collecting unemployment. after working 1 day they told me that i would only be offered 12 hours a week for 3 weeks, then only 3 hours after that. what happens to my unemployment if i quit this job?

    • Adrian says:

      You can continue filing for the min. hours not worked in a week. Please call the claims center before you make any changes for specific advice.

  2. SONYA BELL says:

    I have a check that was issued to me in April 2013 that I did not open until last week. I wanted to know how that check can be reissued to me?

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