Making Your Unemployment Weekly Claim

If you have been a resident of NJ for the past 18 months or have worked in NJ for the past 18 months and are now unemployed, you can make your unemployment weekly claim. You can make your claim over the phone or by going online to the Labor Office portal at Before you file your unemployment weekly claim you have to be eligible to file it. In order to be eligible to file your weekly unemployment claim, you should have worked in NJ in the past 18 months. You must not have worked for the Federal Government in that time. You must not have served in the Military in that time. Also you must not have worked as a Maritime employee in that time and lastly you should reside in the USA.

If you meet the above requirements you can log on to to file for your unemployment weekly claim. If this is the first time that you are filing for a weekly claim online, you will need to register yourself on the site and get an Online ID and password. In order to register and get an Online ID and password you will need to fill in your personal information like your social security number and your date of birth. You will also have to provide your contact information like your email and phone number. Once you have created your account and your Online ID and Password, you can file your unemployment claim.

In order for you to file your unemployment weekly claim you will need to enter details like your social security number, bank details if you want the claim to be directly deposited into your bank account. You will also need to enter details about your past employer like the Name of the company, the phone number and the address as well as the beginning date of your employment and the ending date. . You will also have to give the reason for your unemployment. It is also advisable that you fill in the details of your drivers license or your State ID card. This will help in processing your claim faster.

The web portal of the Department of Labor at offers you many conveniences and the service is free of charge. You can file for your weekly unemployment benefits here at any time of the day or night. You also get access to your account and can check on the status of your claim. On this portal you can also change your address and phone number as well as changing your bank information. You can also view your 1099-G Tax statement and print it for your records if you wish. Getting your unemployment weekly claim processed at its quickest, it is advisable to file your claim online.