Unemployment Benefits in Indiana

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Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Indiana. 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.

What is it called?

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) runs the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.


The fastest way to file a claim is online, using a computer or smartphone. To file an initial application for benefits click here.

Coronavirus update: Indiana is providing updates on Unemployment Insurance changes related to COVID-19 here

For help

Info you need to apply

To apply for unemployment, you need to provide personal information including:

  • A valid email account – your email address will become your Uplink Username.
  • Driver’s license or valid ID, address, Social Security number, date of birth and phone number.
  • Last employer’s name, mailing address, phone number, dates of employment and reason you are unemployed.
  • Bank routing number and account number if choosing direct deposit as your payment option (NOTE: Key2Benefits prepaid MasterCard® is also available).

FAQ + Resources

For more information, watch these helpful tutorials.

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.

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