Program DescriptionUnemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Michigan's eligibility requirements. These benefits are intended to provide temporary income as unemployed workers seek new employment.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in Michigan during 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 StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessFor more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information
In order to establish your unemployment insurance claim, you may do so by phone at: 1-866-500-0017
or online at: https://miwam.unemployment.state.mi.us/mip/webdoc/_/#1
For more information on the Michigan Unemployment Insurance (UI) program, please visit our website at: http://www.michigan.gov/uia