Unemployment Benefits

The Governor has issued an executive order, which will grant the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) with the authority to accept and grant requests for unemployment compensation suspending the normal 1-week waiting period.

This order will also give relief to applicants who are not offered paid leave through their job, as well as those who have been quarantined by a medical professional, their employer, or whose employers must temporarily close. Those who apply for unemployment under these circumstances will be exempt from the requirement that they be actively seeking work.

For more information, please go to Unemployment.Ohio.gov or JFS.Ohio.gov/Coronavirus or call 1-877-644-6562

To reset your PIN you can call: 1-866-962-4064 or if you have access to the UI website you can click the “Forgot Password” link and follow the prompts.

Disclaimer: The number and the link on the UI website will send either a piece of mail or an email to the address or email on file for UI.  If either your email or physical address has changed since the last time you filed for UI, you need to contact your processing Center to update that information.

If you have never filed for UI before: go to UI website and click register under “Claimant login” and follow the prompts. 

If been on UI before: You will use the PIN number you used the last time you filed for UI. 

If you don’t remember you PIN/Need to reset you PIN:  Go to “How do I reset my PIN?” 

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