Unemployment for Individuals


Login or register for the Unemployment Insurance Internet Claims Entry system (UI ICE) to file a claim and certify weekly eligibility online.

File a Claim

Determine your eligibility for unemployment benefits and learn how to file a claim.

After my Claim is Filed

Learn about next steps after filing a claim for unemployment benefits.

How do I receive benefit payments?

Certify each week of unemployment to receive benefit payments via direct deposit or debit card.

What if I disagree with a Job Service decision?

Appeal an unemployment insurance notice, determination or decision made by Job Service North Dakota.

Reopen a Claim

Reactivate your unemployment benefits claim if you quit certifying for more than two consecutive weeks.


Download medical statement, retirement benefits and voluntary tax withholding forms, and more.

Resources - Unemployment for Individuals

Access the Unemployment Insurance Claimant Guide and other unemployment resources for individuals.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Unemployed workers who were employed in a major disaster area when the disaster occurred may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance.