New Mexico

New Mexico weekly unemployment benefits are based upon your earnings during the base period and are generally 50 percent of the amount you earned while employed, up to a $326 a week, which are payable for up to 26 weeks, if there are no applicable extensions. The checks will be reduced by any amounts you earn while collecting unemployment.

You’ll Need the following information to Apply for New Mexico Unemployment:

  • Social Security Number or Alien Registration Number
  • ┬áThe address and phone number of all employers you worked for during the last 18 months, as well as the dates you worked at each job
  • ┬áThe amount of any earnings received in the week of filing

You can file your New Mexico unemployment insurance claim online at or by phone at 505-841-4000.

Inside New Mexico