How to File Unemployment Benefits • Online @ www.file4ui.com • Telephone • Mail
Register with Maine Job Bank at www.mainecareercenter.com • This is a Requirement • CareerCenter offers assistance on: • Resume preparation • Interviewing skills • Job search assistance services
Filing for Unemployment • You must have worked in the state of Maine within the past 18 months • Or served in the military in the last 18 months
You will need the following information to complete your claim. Your Social Security Number; Alien Registration Number, if applicable; Business name, address and telephone number of each place you worked at during the past 18 months; The jobs you held and the dates you worked for each employer within the past 18-month period;
Filing Online for Unemployment The asterisk signifies that all questions need to be answered in order to process your claim. Very important to remember your 4 digit pin #. Remember at the end of the application you should receive a confirmation number. If you do not receive a confirmation your application will not be processed.
Payment Options • 2 payment options • Direct Deposit • Maine Automated Payment Debit Card • Allow for 5 business days for processing • Verifying Payments
Filing Weekly Claims Online • You can file a weekly claim at this web site if: • You have filed a new claim or reopened a claim in the past two weeks OR • You have filed a weekly claim in the past two weeks. • To file your claim, you will need: • Your Social Security Number • Your PIN number
Information Center Use this website to get information on your claim. https://portalxw.bisoex.state.me.us/webinq/
Filing for Unemployment by Phone • Toll-Free • 1-800-593-7660 • TTY • 1-888-457-8884 • Claims Center Wait Times • Very high on Mondays • Shorter on Wednesdays Thursdays
Filing for Unemployment by Mail • To file by mail you need to complete: • Initial Application Form (B9.2) • Income Tax Withholding Form (W4-V) • Dependents Form (B-70) • Forms are also available at your nearest Career Center.