Welcome to the Virginia Employment Commission

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The new unemployment system with enhanced features is now available. 
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Learn about other state and federal programs that can assist you in relief
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Start your search for jobs at www.vawc.virginia.gov

The Virginia Snapshot is a quick reference guide to Virginia’s employment and employment growth, average weekly wages, unemployment rates, and Unemployment Insurance data. The Snapshot is updated monthly.


Do you prefer to speak another language? Translation services are available!

Do you need an ADA Accommodation? Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities! 

Unemployment Insurance Claim Help

Phone appointments are now available to speak with a VEC representative regarding claim assistance.

Appointments are based on permanent residence.
Please do not schedule more than one appointment.

A VEC Representative will call you based on your appointment time and day.

Schedule Your Appointment

You may still utilize the customer contact center at
1-866-832-2363.