Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial
assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet
Virginia's eligibility requirements.
General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked
in Virginia 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
Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.