Managing Agency Missouri

Program Description

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own, who meet Missouri's eligibility requirements.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in Missouri during the past 12 to 18 months, and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by Missouri guidelines. You also must be available and actively searching for work each week that you are receiving benefits.
For a more detailed explanation regarding factors impacting Unemployment Insurance eligibility in Missouri please visit:

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

Register and apply 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with UInteract at, Missouri’s on-line unemployment insurance filing and claims management system.

Missouri also maintains a phone claims filing system that is available Monday – Friday from 8 AM – 5 PM CST

Program Contact Information

For more information, please visit our web site at:

Didn't find what you were looking for?

Try using our Benefit Finder questionnaire to view a list of benefit programs you may be eligible to receive.