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Idaho Unemployment Application

If you are unemployed and wish to file a claim you may:

  1. Apply online at:
  2. Report to your nearest local Idaho Department of Labor office.
  3. Call your nearest local Idaho Department of Labor office.

If you are filing a claim against Idaho, but live in another state, you may also file your claim online at or by calling (208) 332-3574.

Information needed when you file:

  • Your Social Security number.
  • Driver’s License
  • If you are not a citizen of the United States, your Alien Registration number and card
  • The business names, complete addresses including zip codes, and phone numbers of all employers for whom you worked during the last 2 years
  • The dates your work started and ended for those employers
  • Your total gross earnings from those employers
  • The reason you are no longer working for those employers
  • DD Form 214, Member 4, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, if you were a member of the Military Service in the past 2 years
  • Your county of residence if you live outside the state of Idaho

Want to know about how much you will receive?? —–>Calculate your benefits here

Read Frequently Asked Questions for Claimants in Idaho

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Questions & Answers

  1. Norman says:

    can I apply for benefits if I am self employed?

  2. john says:

    Can I file on the phone and can you send me a link to file online thank you

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