Oklahoma Unemployment Application Information
How to Apply for Unemployment
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Oklahoma Unemployment Insurance (UI) program helps unemployed workers with monetary benefits, a partial wage replacement, in order to ease the economic burden of unemployment. These benefits are available for such unemployed workers who have lost their job through no fault of their own and meet other requirements for the program. The amount of benefits is determined in accordance to wages received during the base period.
If you are eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits, you can file a claim online or through telephone. Since benefits are not available retroactive beyond the time you filed a claim, claimants are encouraged to file their claims as soon as they are without work.
Getting help with UI benefits in Oklahoma
Filing for UI benefits in Oklahoma is easy, whether using the online system or telephone service. If you need assistance with anything, call 525-1500 if calling from inside the Oklahoma City or 1-800-555-1554 if calling from outside the Oklahoma City.
You can also get in touch with a UI representative at your nearest Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) Workforce Center. You can find contact details and location of your nearest OESC center by clicking on your region on the map here.
Managing UI benefits in Oklahoma
After you file your initial claim, you will need to file weekly claim for every week you are eligible and want to receive UI benefits in Oklahoma. You can file your weekly claim online by visiting this link.
To inquire about your existing claim, visit this link. Provide your social security number and click 'Continue' at the bottom.
You will set your payment options for benefits when filing initial claim. However, you can change it anytime you like by visiting this link.
Learn more about Unemployment Insurance in Oklahoma
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Unemployment Application Instructions
You can apply for UI benefits using the internet. It is by far the easiest method to file your claims. All you need to do is visit Oklahoma Unemployment Security Commission website to start your claim.
Using this online system, you can start a new claim or re-open a previous claim. You can set payment options and download forms for training attendance and OES-622 Form.
To access the online system you will need to set a PIN when using the system for the first time. Every time you come back to the system, you will need to provide your PIN to access your benefits and claim status. You can change your PIN here and set a new PIN if you have lost or forgotten your PIN.