Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in New Mexico. 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 New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions runs the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.
You can file your new Unemployment Insurance claim online.
All individuals applying for and receiving UI benefits are required to log into the New Mexico Workforce Connection Online System first in order to access the UI Tax & Claims System.
After logging in here, click on "Unemployment Insurance" under "Quick Menu" on the left-hand side of the screen.
The online UI Tax & Claims System is available from 4AM - 9PM, Sunday through Friday. The system is not available on Saturdays, which serves as a maintenance day.
You can also file by phone by calling 1-877-664-6984 from 8AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Friday.
Please note that there are now designated call days based on the last digit of your Social Security Number:
To ensure your claim is filed as quickly as possible, you should have the following information ready before you file your claim:
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.