Wyoming Unemployment Application Information
How to Apply for Unemployment
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Unemployment Insurance (UI) program in Wyoming is managed by the Department of Workforce Services. The program offers financial assistance for workers who have lost their employment through no fault of their own. Such workers should have worked in the state of Wyoming during past 18 months and meet other eligibility requirements to receive financial benefits. These benefits are only offered for a period of unemployment.
If you are unemployed and you meet requirements for UI program, you should apply for benefits at the earliest. You can file your claim via the internet or telephone. You should apply for benefits as long as you become qualified because you will lose benefit if you delay filing initial claim. UI benefits are not retroactive.
Getting help with UI claim in Wyoming
If you need assistance with anything related to filing a UI claim in Wyoming, you can send an email to the Department of Workforce Services by visiting this page. You can also call at (307) 473-3789 to talk to a UI representative.
You may also want to read Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). This section answers the most queries about UI claim system and benefits.
Managing your UI claim
One of the requirements for receiving UI benefit in Wyoming is to establish your eligibility each week. For that, you will need to file bi-weekly claim so that your eligibility for that week can be determined and benefits for that week be approved. You can learn more about filing bi-weekly benefits online by visiting this link.
Your benefits will be transferred electronically via Direct Transfer or Debit Card, depending on what you selected during the application process.
Learn more about UI program in Wyoming
Visit Unemployment Insurance (UI) Home on Wyoming Department of Workforce Services website to learn more about UI program, application process and information about benefits.
Unemployment Application Instructions
You can file your Wyoming UI claim online using an intuitive application system. The online application along with other online UI services are provided by the Department of Workforce Service. Follow these simple steps to initiate your UI claim.
- Visit Wyoming UI Online Services System to access online application.
- Sign in using your account details. If you don't have an account with the Department of Workforce Services, create a new user by clicking relevant button on Online Services website. It is a one-time process and takes only a minute.
- Complete the application form by providing personal and work information. Once completed, hit the 'Submit' button at the end.
- Register for work by visiting WyomingAtWork.com. You will need to create a resume and a job alert in order to complete your registration. To keep your account active, you will need to an activity every 90 days.