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Important Notice: All systems for filing Unemployment Insurance are currently available. Due to extremely high volumes you may experience a delay.

If you are filing for regular UI Benefits or requesting regular UI benefit checks, please use the internet at
www.kewes.ky.gov.

If you are filing an EUC claim, please use the internet.

If you are requesting EUC benefit checks, please do so by calling 866-291-2926.
 

If you are requesting your benefit check you may do so anytime during the week you were instructed to Sunday-Friday. You are not required to request benefits on Sunday or Monday. If you wish you may request benefits later in the week when call volumes are lower.

Hours for requesting benefits are Sunday 2pm-9pm and Monday-Friday 7am-7pm.

Sorry for the inconvenience, we appreciate your patience.

There are many complex areas within the Unemployment Insurance Program.  We have provided links to information that we hope will help you better understand the program and possibly answer some of the questions you may have relating to your Unemployment Insurance claim.

-- Information about Extended Benefits. --
The system is available for filing the latest additional
7 weeks extended benefits.
 
Instructions for filing an EUC claim can be found here.
 

 

 

Office of Employment and Training
275 East Main Street 2nd Floor
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone:
502-564-2900
Kentucky Relay Service
1-800-648-6057

For UI Information, please contact your Local Office.
To find your local office, Click Here.

Last Updated January 20, 2009

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