Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Colorado. If you are here, you are probably trying to figure out your unemployment benefits to keep you afloat during this challenging time. Applying for unemployment benefits can be complicated, so we put together these resources to help you navigate.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) runs the state's Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.
The fastest + easiest way to file a claim is online.
Head to the SmartFile website to
If you are a traditional employee and are not working, file a regular unemployment claim:
Click here for more information about when to file.
You can also get help with your application by calling the Call Center between 8AM – 4PM, Monday–Friday.
Colorado law requires all persons 18 years and older to provide proof that they are lawfully present in the United States before receiving unemployment benefits.
You must provide one of the following forms of identification:
For more information, please click here
Good luck, we're here to help! Information is changing quickly. Please consult the state's applicable website provided above to be sure the information is valid.