New Link for Unemployment Benefits Application

24 March 2020

Through its continued effort to ensure those looking to establish their initial claim for unemployment benefits can do so efficiently and effectively, the Department of Labor has updated its online application. [UPDATE: (August 3, 2020) the online application for initial unemployment insurance claims is not currently available; please call (877) 214-3332 to establish your initial claim}. 

Please note that the update does not impact those who completed the application using the previous version. 

Contact Information

COVID-19 Update: Department of Labor regional offices are currently operating with limited times for in-person services due to COVID-19 and staffing limitations. To see when your local office is open for in-person services click here.

Vermont Department of Labor
5 Green Mountain Drive
P.O. Box 488
Montpelier, 05601-0488
(802) 828-4000

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