Unemployment Benefits in North Dakota

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Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in North Dakota. 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? Job Service North Dakota (UIICE) runs the states Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.


The most convenient way to file a UI claim is online. To apply for unemployment, create a new account or login here. A claim may be filed online at any point during the day except between 10PM - Midnight.

By Phone

You can also file a claim using an automated phone system by calling 701-328-4995. The automated system is available any point during the day EXCEPT between 10PM - Midnight. Claims Center Staff are ONLY available by phone 88AM - 5PM, Monday through Friday

Info you need to apply

You must have the following information and documents

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Name, address and telephone number of all employers for whom you worked in the last 18 months
  • Wage you are willing to accept

The following information and documents may also be required

  • Union Local name and number
  • DD214 member copy 4 (proof of military service and wages)
  • SF8 and SF50 (proof of federal civilian service and wages)
  • Your alien identification number (non-U.S. citizen authorized to work in the U.S.)

FAQ + Resources

Click here for more resources or here for info on how to apply for unemployment insurance in ND.

  • If you have run out of unemployment benefits you may apply to Pandemic Emergency Funds. Find out more and apply here
  • If you are an independent contractor, apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistancehere.

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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