Arkansas Unemployment Weekly Claims

The Department of Workforce Services provides a quick and convenient way to file your weekly claim for benefits via the Internet. ArkNet can be accessed by logging on to

For the best results, be prepared with the following information ready when you access the ArkNet site:

1. Your PIN (If you do not already have a current a PIN for unemployment insurance purposes, you will be asked to establish a Personal Identification Number the first time you access this site.)

2. Your Social Security Number

3. If you worked:

4. The name & address of your last employer

5. The last day you worked & the reason you are no longer working

6. The gross amount of pay you earned for the week (Regardless of whether or not you have actually been paid.)

Completing your ArkNet weekly claim will take approximately 10-15 minutes. You will receive online confirmation once you have successfully submitted your continued claim application

In addition, you may call ArkLine to claim your week by phone. You can access ArkLine by dialing 1-501-907-2590.

To claim weekly benefits by telephone you will need:

  1. Your Social Security Number.
  2. Your Personal Identification Number (called your PIN).
  3. Your total gross earnings and hours if you worked during the week you are claiming.

  1. I have filed four claims within seven weeks. Have not received anything from you people. Why have I not gotten paid. and if I can’t get paid why haven’t you contacted me and let me know what the issue is. 7 weeks been 7 weeks. About four times seven weeks 4 times at 7 weeks what’s the problem.

    1. Grant,

      Please note this is a private forum and we do not have access to your claim file. Please call the Claims Center immediately for assistance.

  2. I have called in my three weekly claims,but have not recieved benifits on card. Hotline says ive been paid, but card say i hav e not. Where are mmy benifits??

    1. Harold,

      Please note this is a private forum and we do not have access to your claim. Please call the Claims Center and speak to a representative for an update.

  3. I filed sept. 27th. I was terminated from the job after almost 4 years. How long will I know if I will get unemployment? I have received the mailing where it tells what I will draw full amount.

    1. Vanessa,

      Generally, the waiting period lasts for about 7-10 working days. If you’ve received a letter of determination, please call the Claims Center to confirm the payment status.

  4. I filed my continued weekly claim correctly but answered the fraud question with a no but was supposed to answer yes and I am out of town can I go to the nearest office and re file my weekly claim

    1. Nicole,

      Firstly, please call the Claims Center and speak to a representative for further instructions. I don’t think you would be required to make a physical visit.

    1. After the initial “Waiting Week”, you should receive the payment. Please call the Claims Center if you do not receive in in about 7-10 business days from the time of claim.

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