Pennsylvania Unemployment Application
Applicants who wish to open a new claim for Pennsylvania unemployment insurance can do so by either calling the Unemployment Insurance Agency or through the Internet. However, the option to file your claim through the internet is available 24X7.
Here’s a list from where you can apply for UI Benefits to the corresponding offices:
Based on the County in which you live, you can send your application to the following office addresses too-
|If you reside in these Counties:||Then Application should be mailed to:|
|Berks, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton||Allentown UC Service Center 160 W. Hamilton St., Ste 500 Allentown, PA 18101-1994|
|Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon||Lancaster UC Service Center 36 East Grant Ave.Lancaster, PA 17602|
|Bucks, Crawford, Erie, Forest, McKean, Philadelphia, Venango, Warren||Erie UC Service Center 1316 State St. Erie, PA 16501-1978|
|Adams, Blair, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Cumberland, Dauphin, Elk, Huntingdon, Jefferson, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry, Potter, York||Altoona UC Service Center 1101 Green Ave. Altoona, PA 16601-3483|
|Bradford, Carbon, Clinton, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montour, Northumberland, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming||Scranton UC Service Center 30 Stauffer Industrial ParkTaylor, PA 18517-9625|
|Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Butler, Franklin, Fulton, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Westmoreland||Indiana UC Service Center 630 Kolter Dr. Indiana, PA 15701-3570|
|Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington||Duquesne UC Service Center 14 N. Linden St.Duquesne, PA 15110-1067|
If you have any doubts regarding the filing process or related matters, you can call the statewide unemployment compensation toll-free number at 1-888-313-7284. For Bi-weekly claims, the toll-free numbers are 888-255-4728 and 877-888-8104 (Spanish).
You will need the following information when you start a new claim –
- Full name, mailing address, phone number
- Social security number
- Personal identification number
- Wages earned during base period
- Employment history during base period, which includes
- Names of all employers you worked for
- Address, contact details of base period employers
- Start and end dates of jobs held during base period
- Driver’s license (if any)
- Veteran/Military separation date
- Alien registration number, if you are not a citizen of U.S.
Furthermore, adding to the resources, know in detail what to do when you’re unemployed in Pennsylvania and Calculate your benefits for knowing how much projected amount you’re eligible to receive.
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