Benefit Details
District of Columbia Unemployment Insurance
Managing Agency District of Columbia

Program Description

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet the District of Columbia's eligibility requirements.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the District of Columbia, have worked in the past 12 to 18 months, and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and available for work each week that you are collecting benefits.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

To apply online, go to:

Program Contact Information

For additional information call: 202-724-7000