Indiana unemployment insurance can provide a much-needed financial cushion if you find yourself out of work through no fault of your own. If you have worked in Indiana and you have recently been laid off, you should file for unemployment benefits right away.

You are able to draw state unemployment insurance in Indiana for up to 26 weeks. According to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (IDWD), claimants may be eligible to receive up to $390 per week in unemployment benefits.

Before you file an unemployment claim in the state of Indiana, you should have your:

1. Address and phone number
2. Social Security number
3. Date of birth
You will also need your most recent employer’s
Mailing address
Phone number
Dates of employment
Reason for unemployment

To apply for unemployment benefits in the state of Indiana, you will need to access the state’s Uplink Claimant Self Service (CSS) online. If you do not have Internet access, you can visit any Indiana Department of Workforce Development WorkOne Center.

All unemployment payments issued by the state of Indiana are done so via a debit card program on a weekly basis. You will be able to transfer payments made to a special Visa debit card into your personal bank account.

Almost everyone will find themselves facing a period of unemployment during their career. If you find yourself in this position and you worked in Indiana, you may be eligible to file for Indiana unemployment benefits for up to 26 weeks. A weekly unemployment check can be a much-needed financial boost while you search for your next job.

After being approved for Indiana unemployment benefits, you need to fie a weekly certification to receive benefits. As part of the process you need to apply for one job and look for work at two additional locations each week in order to be eligible for benefits.

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