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Oklahoma Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Program Description

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Oklahoma's eligibility requirements.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in Oklahoma 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.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

In order to establish your unemployment insurance claim, you may do so by phone:
Oklahoma City: 405-525-1500
TDD: 405-522-8597
Tulsa: 918-437-1855
If you live outside of Oklahoma City or Tulsa, go to the nearest Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Claims Center and tell the Customer Service Representative that you are unemployed and wish to apply for benefits. Click here for a list of all Oklahoma Employment Security Commission offices statewide: https://unemployment.state.ok.us/LocalOffice.asp
For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.ok.gov/oesc_web/