Use the California unemployment login page on the EDD.CA.gov website to file a claim for benefits with the Employment Development Department online.
Insurance claims can be completed from a tablet or smartphone with the new system by workers who have experienced a recent business job loss.
Visit UI Online at http://www.edd.ca.gov/unemployment/UI_Online.htm from a updated web browser and enter your California unemployment login credentials to begin.
As a convenience you can log on 7 days a week, 24 hours a day from your preferred device. If you are having problems or trouble getting your login to work call the self-service phone number at 1-866-333-4606 or see the resources further down on this page.
Web access enables you to continue your benefits, file a new claim, report a new job to discontinue unemployment insurance, and update your wages.
Benefits are delivered to an EDD debit card if you are not receiving payments to a checking or savings account at your local bank. Set preferences or change contact information in your account after signing in.
There is no need to speak with a Employment Development Department representative in the State of California if you are reopening an existing claim. The process can be completed online.
However work sharing, training benefits, or partial insurance claims must visit their local UI office for assistance and can not be filed through the website.
Instructional video guides have been made available to assist in setting up and registering a log in to the system. You will find these videos below in our resources section to further support logging in.
Topics covered include how to certify for benefits, opening a insurance claim, setting up payments, appointment scheduling, and seeing a history of your account.
An activated California unemployment login will enable users to schedule a phone interview for work certification, print 1099G tax forms, and set an email address to receive messages regarding a claim.