File for New Jersey Unemployment Benefits Online

For you to be able to file a claim for New Jersey unemployment insurance benefits online, you need to visit the website of the state’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and proceed to make the filing there. It is also through the website of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development that you’d be able to track the status of your claim, and to make the weekly filings, till you get a job. The website of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development also makes it possible for you to add direct deposit details, or to change the existing direct deposit details. That is critical because, ultimately, most people access their unemployment insurance benefits through direct deposit accounts.

Requirements for you to file for New Jersey unemployment benefits online

To file for New Jersey unemployment benefits online, you need to be equipped with a computing device that has a browser application and that is connected to the Internet. Additionally, you need to be a person who actually qualifies for the New Jersey unemployment insurance benefits – especially when your recent employment history is taken into consideration.

Steps to follow when filing for New Jersey unemployment benefits online

  • Firstly, you need to go to the website of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. To do this, you need to put your computing device on, and then launch the browser application. Then you need to enter the address/URL for the website of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development into the browser application. The address/URL we have just made reference to is provided in the ‘links’ section of this article. When you enter that address/URL into your browser application, you are taken straight to the website of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, specifically to the unemployment insurance page.
  • When you get to the website of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, on the landing page, in the middle section of the page (towards the center) you will find various links/icons you can click on to perform various functions. These include links/icons you can click on to file or reopen a claim, make a weekly filing, track a claim status, add or change direct deposit details… and so on. From these, click on the ‘File or Reopen Your UI Claim’ link/icon.
  • Enter the required details in the screen you are transferred to, in order to complete the filing for New Jersey unemployment insurance benefits.

Links

  • New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development website (unemployment insurance page): http://www.njuifile.net

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