The Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own (as determined under Delaware law, and meet other eligibility requirements of Delaware law.
- Unemployment insurance (UI) payments (benefits) are intended to provide temporary financial assistance to unemployed workers who meet the requirements of Delaware law.
- Delaware 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 be a resident of the state of Delaware, have worked in the past 12 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 program.
To file a claim online or to check the status of your claim, please visit the File a Claim page.