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South Carolina Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Program Description

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

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in South Carolina 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 file your unemployment claim, please visit the MyBenefits Portal.
If you have questions, please call:
1-866-831-1724 Option 4, Option 1
For more information, please visit the Department of Employment and Workforce.