The Virginia Employment Commission's Customer Self-Service is available for weekly claim filing and inquiries between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Monday through Friday). You can file a claim using the IVR by calling 1-866-832-2363 or file a weekly claim by calling 1-800-897-5630.
File Your Virginia Unemployment Claim Online
Filing instructions and login
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You can also
- File a new claim for unemployment benefits.
- Reopen an existing claim after a break has occurred in your weekly request for payments.
- File a partial claim.
- File your continued / weekly claim for benefits.
- Set Electronic payment method - debit card/direct deposit.