can use the Internet Claims System if you are no longer working or
working substantially fewer hours.
system is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week with these
from 10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Due to the increased demand for services, the On-Line Claim filing
application experiences peak usage on Sundays, especially during the
period of 12:00 am (Midnight) until 03:00 am. If you experience a
service delay during these hours, please wait thirty (30) minutes
and attempt to file your claim again. Any claims filed on Saturday
or Sunday will be processed the next business day.
Thank you for your patience.
You must have the following
information to file a claim:
Social Security number.
Identification Number (PIN), if you are re-starting your existing
Names and addresses of
your last two employers and dates of employment.
If you are not a U.S. citizen, your Alien
- The Internet Claims System is not compatible
The Internet Claims system is not compatible with Safari, Version
5. You must use either Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox or an
older version of Safari.
- The Internet Claims
System may not run on some Macintosh Computers.
- Your Internet Options-Security should be set to
Medium or lower.
Your Internet Options-Security must have
Popup-blocking software must be disabled when using the Internet
If you have
problems with pop-ups or technical problems with
the Internet Claims System, please contact the Internet Help Desk:
(8:00 AM- 5:00
PM Pacific Standard Time)
- The Internet Claims
system is a secure encrypted site.
If you do not complete the application,
all of your information will be erased.
are responsible for the accuracy of all of your answers.
Effective July 1, 2009,
significant changes have been made to NRS 612.445 and penalties will be
imposed for the commission of fraud. Fraud is defined as making any
false statement relating to a claim for benefits, deliberately
withholding information to obtain benefits, failing to report all work
and income during a week for which benefits is claimed, filing an
unemployment claim while incarcerated or allowing another person to file
a claim on your behalf while incarcerated and not disclosing the fact of
being incarcerated, or using a name and/or Social Security Number other
than your own to file a claim for benefits. If you are found to have
committed fraud, you WILL be disqualified until all money is repaid,
plus any penalties and interest. You may even
be prosecuted for felony theft.
- In Nevada, no deduction is made
from workers' wages to finance the Unemployment Insurance (UI)
program. It is paid entirely by employers who are liable for
coverage under the Nevada Revised Statutes. Amounts deducted
from workers' wages for Social Security do not help pay for the UI
- Claims become effective the
week in which they are filed. Nevada 's claim week is from 12:01 Sunday
to Saturday at midnight. If you complete your application and receive the confirmation
number on the final page of the form prior to midnight Saturday
Pacific Time, your claim will begin the prior Sunday. Example: You
complete your application and receive a confirmation on Saturday at
11:45 pm Pacific Time. Your claim will be effective the prior Sunday.
If you complete your application and receive a confirmation on Sunday
at 1:10 am Pacific Time, your claim will begin on that
- Internet Claims cannot be backdated, if
you wish to establish your claim for a prior week, you must file via the
Telephone Claim System.
I have read and
understand all of the above information. I wish to
continue with the Internet Claim Filing process. I
understand that I must complete the process and receive a
Confirmation Number in order for my Claim to be filed. Under
Penalty of Perjury, all information I provide is True and
Accurate and to the best of my knowledge.
Nevada's method of payment is a prepaid debit card. See example
pictured to the right:
Paper checks will be discontinued as of March 15, 2013. All
individuals receiving paper checks will be provided with a Visa
debit card in advance. Starting in April 2013, the Employment
Security Division will add the option of having your unemployment
benefits transferred from your debit card directly into your
checking or savings account. Your Nevada Visa Debit card must be used to
establish a direct deposit account. Continued updates regarding the
debit card and the direct deposit option will be posted online at www.expressclaim.org.
Effective December 1, 2012, there is an inactivity fee of $2.50 that
may be applied to your card. If your card has a balance greater than
zero(0) and there has been no activity on the card for twelve(12)
consecutive months, the inactivity fee will be applied to the card.
This inactivity fee will be applied each consecutive month of
inactivity thereafter. If there is a remaining balance on the card
you are strongly encouraged to keep your card active in order to
avoid this fee. When your debit card expires, it is automatically
replaced within 60 days prior to the expiration.
If you have not automatically
received a replacement card prior to the expiration, please contact
the VISA Call Center at
(877) 829-4130 or
FAQ's- UI Debit
Card New Feature
Unemployment Compensation (EUC)
is now available to file on the Internet.
Click on the "I
Agree" button, then click on "I would like to restart an Existing
Claim/File an Emergency Unemployment Claim".
EUC program is due to expire on January 1st, 2014. The final week for
which EUC benefits may be paid will be the week ending December 28,
2013. There will be no phase-out period, and currently there is no
indication of further extension of the program. The telephone claims
centers do not have any additional information at this time; additional
information can be found at the link below.