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Website Hours: 
Monday-Friday - 7 AM - 7 PM ET
Sunday - 10 AM - 9 PM ET
 
You can apply by calling 502-875-0442

 Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., EST

 

Website: Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., EST
 Sunday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. EST

You may also call toll-free 800-648-6057 for telecommunications relay service.​

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be aware of fake unemployment filing websites designed to steal your personal information or charge you a fee.

  • ​Make sure you are on a “.ky.gov” website when filing a Kentucky unemployment insurance claim.
  • KCC services are free.
  • KCC will never charge a fee.
  • Only trust unemployment insurance-related emails that are sent from an @ky.gov address. Example: Firstname.Lastname@ky.gov

 

To File Your Unemployment Insurance Claim You Will Need The Following

Personal Information

  • Social Security OR Alien Registration Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Complete Mailing Address
  • Phone Number

Employer Information (For the last 18 months):

  • Business/Company Name
  • Business/Company Mailing Address
  • Business/Company Phone Number
  • Dates of Employment
  • The reason you are no longer working for EACH employer

Other Information You May Need

  • ​If you worked in other states: List of states in which you worked.
  • If you worked for a Temporary Agency: Name/Address of Temporary Agency.
  • If you worked for the Federal Government: Agency Name; Component name; Copy of your Standard Form (SF8, SF50).
  • If you were in the US Military: Copy of your DD214 Member 4.
  • If you worked through a skilled trade union: Name of contractor



Click on the link below to access the Weekly Unemployment Insurance Benefits Calculator
 

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