Washington unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Washington’s eligibility requirements.

How to Apply for Unemployment in Washington:

Click here to apply for Washington unemployment benefits online.


In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in Washington State 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 Washington Unemployment Benefits website or call toll-free at 1-800-318-6022.