Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Mississippi. 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 Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) runs the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.
The fastest way to file a claim is online here.
Once you have created a Claimant account you will be able to submit your initial unemployment claim and your weekly claim using the username and password you created.
You can also apply by email: Download and complete form by clicking here. Once complete, email your form to [email protected] or your local WIN Job center. A list of WIN Job centers can be found here.
To file for unemployment benefits over the phone or to get help with your application, call
To apply for unemployment, you need to provide information including
You may need additional information in certain situations
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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.