Unemployment Insurance Services on Gov2Go

Initial application for Unemployment Insurance Benefits (UI)

Initial Application for Unemployment Insurance Benefits (UI)

Start with an application for Unemployment Insurance Benefits (UI). Reopen an existing claim after a break has occurred in your weekly request for payments.

Initial Unemployment

 

Weekly application for Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Weekly Application for Unemployment Insurance Benefits

After you filed an initial application for Unemployment Insurance Benefits, you will need to submit information each week to determine eligibility for benefits.

Weekly Claim

 

Initial application for Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)

Initial Application for Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)

If you have exhausted Unemployment Insurance Benefits, you may be eligible for PEUC to add 13 weeks of additional benefits. Continue to submit weekly applications for Unemployment Insurance Benefits with these additional weeks of benefits. CARES Act 2020

PEUC

 

Initial application for Extended Benefits (EB)

Initial Application for Extended Benefits (EB)

If you have exhausted PEUC, you may be eligible for EB to add up to 13 weeks of additional benefits. This special extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits may be triggered if unemployment rates increase rapidly from a recession or economic crisis. Continue to submit weekly applications for Unemployment Insurance Benefits with these additional weeks for benefits. CARES Act 2020

Extended Benefits

 

Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation 2021 (PEUC 2021)

Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation 2021 (PEUC 2021)

If you have exhausted PEUC benefits, you may be eligible for PEUC 2021 to add up to 11 weeks of additional benefits (for a total of up to 24 weeks when PEUC and PEUC 2021 are combined). Continue to submit weekly applications for Unemployment Insurance Benefits with these additional weeks of benefits. Continued Assistance Act 2021

PEUC 2021

 

Initial application for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

Initial Application for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

If you have been denied Unemployment Insurance Benefits, you may be eligible for PUA benefits as a gig economy worker, independent contractor, or sole proprietor. CARES Act 2020

PUA

 

VEC 1099-G Tax Information

VEC 1099-G Tax Information

Use this service to access your VEC 1099-G from the Virginia Employment Commission for benefits received for the prior tax year.

1099-G

 

Application for Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)

Application for Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)

Effective March 28, 2021, the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program is discontinued. No further claims for LWA will be accepted on or after that date.

LWA

 

Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation (MEUC)

Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation (MEUC)

If you are enrolled in UI, PEUC, or EB and have at least $5,000 in self employment income during a specified time frame, you may be eligible for an additional $100 of benefits for weeks starting with January 2, 2021. PUA claimants are not eligible for MEUC.

MEUC