Important Announcement: We have completed upgrading our unemployment insurance benefits computer system. All claims functions including claims applications and weekly certifications are now functional. Click here for FAQs and more information on how to navigate the new system.
Claimants can create an account by clicking
Once you have created a User name and password and have logged in, you may then follow the instructions for filing your application for unemployment benefits.
Click here to Sign in and access your account.
If you need to apply for an Employer Tax Account Number (NCUI604) click here. If you already have your Employer Tax Account Number, or you are a third party administrator/remitter working on behalf of an employer, click here to Sign in.
- Claimant Services
- Employer Services
Additional services available to Claimants upon Sign in --
- Choose Debit Card for Payment of Benefits
- File Your Weekly Certification
- Update Your Contact Information
- Update Bank Account for Payment of Benefits
- Update Federal/State Tax Witholding Base
- View Your Claim Profile
- View/Print Form 1099-G
Additional services available to Employers and Remitters upon Sign in --
- Accounts Payable Status
- Accounts Receivable Status
- Account Status
- Current Tax Rates
- File, Adjust or Review Quarterly Tax & Wage Report
- Last Experience Rating Ledger
(Tax Account Balance)
- List of Charges to Your Account (NCUI626)
- Make a Tax Payment
- Respond to Wage Audit Notice (NCUI528)
- Sign up to Receive Electronic Claim Separation Information Requests (UI SIDES)
- Tax/Wage Report Status
- Update Contact Information for UI SIDES
- Update Your Address or Phone Number
- Voluntary Contribution Calculator
Deadline Extended to File Disaster Unemployment Assistance Claims for Many North Carolina Counties Raleigh - The United States Department of Labor has extended the filing deadline for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for 28 counties in North Carolina until October 31, 2018. Read complete story
Oct 17, 2018more Press Releases
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) - Approved Counties
For a listing of Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) approved counties and additional information, please click here.
Sep 18, 2018
If your employment was impacted by Hurricane Florence, click here for more information on Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA).
Sep 27, 2018
NC Session Law 2018 - 94 has changed Work Search Requirements - For any claim filed on or after July 1, 2018, claimants will be required to contact three (3) potential employers during the week to maintain eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits. To get more information click here for Work Search Guidelines FAQs.
Jun 25, 2018
Important Information regarding 1099-Gs for year 2017. Processing and mailing of the 1099-Gs for 2017 has been completed. Online copies are available on the DES website to view and print upon logging in to the website. Click here to login. For more information on 1099-Gs, visit out FAQ section by clicking here.
Jan 16, 2018
About Google Translate: The Department of Commerce website, the Employment Security Division and the Workforce Solutions Division provide the "Google Translator" option to assist you in reading the Commerce's website in languages other than English. Google Translate cannot translate all types of documents and can provide an inaccurate translation. Anyone who trusts the information obtained by the Google Translator does so at your own risk. The agency does not promise, insure or guarantee the accuracy of the translations provided. The agency, its offices, employees and / or agents should not be held liable for any damages or losses of any kind, arising from or linked to the use and interpretation of such information, or for the damages incurred by it.
Jan 12, 2018