Unemployed Workers Home Page

Regional Claim Centers:

Jefferson City………573-751-9040  
Kansas City…………816-889-3101  
St. Louis………………314-340-4950  
Springfield……………417-895-6851  

Outside Local Calling Area………… 800-320-2519
Fax Number…………573-751-9730

Getting Back to Work

Helpful Tools and Information

Getting Benefits

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File a Claim (initial/renewed) This is the application process for unemployment insurance benefits. Eligible claimants may receive up to 20 weeks of regular state benefits.

File Weekly Request for Payment You must file this every week to certify you are able and available to work in order to receive benefits.

View Claim Status Benefits may take up to 18-22 days to process.

Check Debit Card Balance This is the default payment method to receive unemployment benefits.

Reschedule Required Job Service You must reschedule if you are unable to report at the originally scheduled date and time for your orientation.

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Regional Claims Centers:

Jefferson City………573-751-9040  
Kansas City…………816-889-3101  
St. Louis………………314-340-4950  
Springfield……………417-895-6851  
Outside Local
Calling Area…………800-320-2519
Fax Number…………573-751-9730

E-mail: esuiclaims@labor.mo.gov

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