Video instructions and help with filling out and completing When 8850 Form Unemployed

Instructions and Help about When 8850 Form Unemployed

Welcome to ui online a fast and convenient way to apply for unemployment insurance UI benefits and manage your UI claim in this video we'll show you how to file a new claim with ui online the first step to receiving your UI benefit payments once you've filed your claim you can use ui online at anytime to request benefit payments get your latest claim and payment information and more you'll even receive important notifications to help you keep your claim on track so let's begin with what you will need to complete your UI application the process will be quicker if you gather all of this information before you start you'll be asked for your personal information including your name birth date full mailing address and social security number if you're not a US citizen you'll need information from your employment authorization document you will also need to list your employment history for the last 18 months this includes the names addresses and phone numbers for each employer you worked for during this time as well as the total income earned from each employer and the reason why each job ended now that you've gathered the necessary information here's how to file your UI claim first you will need to create a benefit programs online login if you already have one from a previous unemployment insurance disability insurance or paid family leave claim you do not need to create another one and can skip this step if you're new to the EDD s online services you'll need to create a benefit programs online log in at WWE DDCA gov forward slash BPO it's a fast and simple process just provide your personal email address create a password answer four security questions and select your security image you'll use this log in to access ui online and other EDD benefit systems to file a new claim log in to benefit programs online using your email address and password you've established select ui online and then file new claim to get started you will only see the file new claim button if you need to file a new claim otherwise you'll be navigated directly to your ui online home page where you will find important claim information and notifications such as when it's time to certify for benefits or reopen an existing claim if you need to reopen an existing claim the reopen your claim button will appear after you review the instructions page and agree to the terms and conditions you'll be asked a series of questions to help the EDD determine your eligibility to receive UI benefits to ensure your claim is filed quickly and accurately you'll be asked some questions to help determine what type of claim is right for you it also allows us to gather the necessary information to file your claim the next series of screens will ask you for your personal information last employer and employment history for the last 18 months this system is very user friendly but if you need help ui online has a built-in help feature to assist you in completing the required fields simply select the question mark icon or the help link in the upper right hand corner of the screen a progress bar at the top of each screen lets you know where you are at in the process at all times if additional information is needed the system will ask you clarifying questions to help avoid unnecessary follow-up phone interviews and payment delays once you fill in all required information you'll have an opportunity to review or make changes to your answers before submitting your application if you need more time to complete a screen or to verify your information you can use the save as draft feature and return to the screen where you left off anytime before 8:00 p.m. Saturday of the week you started your application if you return after this time you'll need to start over once you have successfully submitted your UI application a confirmation page will display along with your confirmation number and helpful information about the UI program we recommend that you print this page for future reference so what happens next after you file you'll be mailed information about the UI program and your claim to request benefit payments you must report your eligibility information to the EDD every two weeks this process is known as certifying for benefits and can be done online by phone or by mail with the continued claim form certifying for benefits with ui online is the fastest and most convenient way to process your claim forms and receive your eligible benefit payments sooner than mailing in the paper forms as an added convenience ui online users automatically receive email reminders when it's time to request their next benefit payment since you must certify for benefits every two weeks we highly encourage you to use ui online to get paid faster and avoid payment delays remember it's your responsibility to certify for benefits every two weeks be able and available to work and actively seek employment for each week you wish to request benefit payments it's also your responsibility to follow all rules related to receiving UI benefits be sure to read and respond to all requests to avoid payment delays penalties or disqualifications we hope you found this video helpful and invite you to learn more about ui online at WWE DDCA gov /ui underscore online

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