Welcome to the Kentucky
Office of Employment and Training, Unemployment Insurance claims system. In order to file for Unemployment Insurance (UI) you must
separated from your employer or experience a reduction in your work hours.
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The Internet Claims System
is available Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Sunday,
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Eastern time.
Internet Claims System will be down for maintenance periodically. When
maintenance is planned, notice will be given.
your unemployment claim
your bi-weekly continued unemployment claim (benefit
Complete your eligibility review
Reset your PIN
Change your payment method
Change your mailing address
Change your email address
site is unavailable at any time, it does not eliminate your
responsibility to file your unemployment insurance claim, request your
benefit payment or complete any other required action.
are unable to complete your initial unemployment
claim using the Internet, please call our Call Center at 502-875-0442. If you are unable to complete your bi-weekly continued unemployment claim (benefit payment) using the Internet, call our Voice Response Unit at 877-369-5984
or 877-3MY-KYUI (toll free). If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the UI Assistance line at 502-564-2900.
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Important Reminders for Filing
Please read these instructions BEFORE attempting to file your claim or
request your benefit payment.
You are required to
disclose your Social Security Number in order to file for unemployment
benefits and other employment services. Your Social Security Number will
be shared with other agencies, as authorized by law.
If you leave the Internet Claims System idle for 30
minutes your session will be terminated and you will be required to
log back into the Internet Claims System to continue.
If you do not answer all of
the required questions and submit your claim, your claim will not be processed.
you do not complete your application by midnight Saturday Eastern time,
all of your information will be erased.
Please use the available
Help Screens if you do not understand or need clarification.
You are responsible for the
accuracy of all of your answers.
KRS 341.990 (5) Any
person who knowingly makes a false statement or representation of a
material fact or knowingly fails to disclose a material fact to the
Secretary to obtain or increase any benefit under this chapter or under
an employment security law of any other state, or of the federal
government, either for himself or for any other person, business entity,
or organization shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor unless the
value of the benefits procured or attempted to be procured is one
hundred dollars ($100) or more, in which case he will be guilty of a
Class D felony.
If you were unable to file your claim due to the UI system outage, please print and complete the following forms . Return your completed documents to UI staff by email
email@example.com or by fax 502-564-0065 or by mail at:
Unemployment Insurance Assistance Line
275 East Main Street 2EC,
Frankfort, KY, 40601.
Pay order form: Download Pay Order Form
Eligibility review form: Download Eligibility Form
Backdating of Claim Questionnarie form: Download Backdating of Claim Questionnaire Form
Our system is compatible with
the following browsers:
Internet Explorer 8.0
Internet Explorer 9.0
Google Chrome version 26
Windows XP (SP3)
Using a Public
Computer? If you are using a computer in a public place, logoff or
close the browser when you are finished entering information. This is for
your protection and will prevent someone else from viewing your claim
New to the Internet? If you are not familiar
with filling out applications or forms using the Internet, here are some
Privacy? The Kentucky
Office of Employment and Training (OET) collects personal information
entered into electronic forms on this Internet site. For more information
on your rights to request, review and correct information submitted on
this electronic form, please see OET's Privacy and Security Information.
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