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 offices are currently closed due to COVID-19. Please contact the Department by phone.

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

Department Directory