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Benefit Details
South Carolina Unemployment Insurance
Managing Agency South Carolina Employment Security Commission

Program Description

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

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in South Carolina 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

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

In order to establish your unemployment claim, please visit the nearest workforce center; to locate a center near you, visit:
If you have questions, please call: 803-737-3071
For more information, please visit our website at: