Unemployment for Individuals

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.

About Appeals Hearings

Employers and claimants have the right to appeal all notices, determinations, and decisions made by Job Service regarding Unemployment Insurance benefits and employer contributions, tax rate, etc.


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.