Benefit Details
New Mexico Unemployment Insurance
Managing Agency New Mexico http://www.state.nm.us

Program Description

The Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own (as determined under New Mexico law, and meet other eligibility requirements of New Mexico law.
  • Unemployment insurance (UI) payments (benefits) are intended to provide temporary financial assistance to unemployed workers who meet the requirements of New Mexico law.
  • New Mexico administers a separate unemployment insurance program within guidelines established by Federal law.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in New Mexico 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 Steps

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

Application Process

To file a claim online or to check the status of your claim, please visit the New Mexico Workforce Connection.

Program Contact Information

For more information on Unemployment Insurance, please visit the New Mexico Workforce Connection page.

You may also visit the U.S. Department of Labor's State Unemployment Insurance Benefits website for additional federal program information.