Did you just lose your job? You may qualify for unemployment benefits. Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet New York’s eligibility requirements.

How to Apply for Unemployment in New York:

Click here to apply for Unemployment Benefits in New York.


In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in New York during the past 12 to 18 months and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and available for work each week that you are collecting benefits.

More Information:

For more information you can visit the New York Unemployment Benefits website or call toll-free at 1-888-209-8124.