Michigan Unemployment Phone Numbers
Once you become jobless you can file a new claim or reopen an existing claim for benefits by calling special toll-free telephone number at 1-866-500-0017. You can call and file by using a touch-tone telephone from anywhere in the USA or Canada. For TTY callers, use 1-866-366-0004.
The scheduled time for filing by phone is based on the last two digits of your Social Security number. Workers who are unable to call on their appointed day and time can dial the toll-free number anytime between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday or Friday of the same week.
MARVIN’s Telephone Number
To phone in your biweekly claim or ask questions about your claim use MARVIN’s statewide, toll-free telephone number 1-866-638-3993.
Note: If during your call to MARVIN there is background noise, static on the line, or if you’re using a cellular phone and have a bad connection, you may need to hang up and call back on a touch-tone or tone/pulse telephone. These sounds may obstruct with your communicating with MARVIN.
Schedule for Contacting MARVIN whether by Telephone or Online
|8:00 – 9:00 AM||00-01-02-03||34-35-36||67-68-69|
|9:00 – 10:00||04-05-06||37-38-39||70-71-72|
|10:00 – 11:00||07-08-09||40-41-42||73-74-75|
|11:00 – 12:00||10-11-12||43-44-45||76-77-78|
|12:00 NOON – 1:00 PM||13-14-15||46-47-48||79-80-81|
|1:00 – 2:00||16-17-18||49-50-51||82-83-84|
|2:00 – 3:00||19-20-21||52-53-54||85-86-87|
|3:00 – 4:00||22-23-24||55-56-57||88-89-90|
|4:00 – 5:00||25-26-27||58-59-60||91-92-93|
|5:00 – 6:00||28-29-30||61-62-63||94-95-96|
|6:00 – 7:00 PM||31-32-33||64-65-66||97-98-99|
If callers cannot get through to MARVIN (Michigan’s Automated Response Voice Interactive Network) at their appointed day and time, they can call MARVIN or use MARVIN Online on Thursday or Friday any time between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.