To be eligible for Alaska unemployment insurance benefits, you must be a resident of Alaska and all of the following must be true:

  • You are unemployed through no fault of your own
  • You worked in Alaska during the past 12 months
  • You earned a minimum amount of wages determined by Alaska guidelines
  • You are actively seeking work each week you are collecting benefits

Websitelabor.alaska.gov/unemployment
Phone888-252-2557
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Benefit Payments and Duration

Base PeriodFirst 4 of the last 5 completed quarters
Alt Base PeriodLast 4 completed quarters
Duration of BenefitsWeekly PaymentMaximum Benefits Amount (1 year)
MinMax
16-26 weeks$56$370$9,620 - $11,492

Alaska Unemployment Office Locations

Anchorage Job Center Midtown3301 Eagle Street Suite 101
Anchorage, AK 99503
907-269-4759
Anchorage Job Center Muldoon1251 Muldoon Road Suite 101
Anchorage, AK 99504
907-269-0000
Y-K Delta Unmployment OfficeBNC Complex Suite 112
Bethel, AK 99559-1607
907-543-2210
Bristol Bay Job Center527 Seward St. Room 101
PO Box 1149
Dillingham, AK 99576-1149
907-842-5579
Fairbanks Unmployment Office675 Seventh Avenue Station B
Fairbanks, AK 99701
907-451-5901
Homer Job Center3670 Lake Street Suite 300
Homer, AK 99603
907-226-3040
Juneau Unmployment Office10002 Glacier Highway Suite 100
Juneau, AK 99801
907-465-4562
Peninsula Unmployment Office11312 Kenai Spur Hwy Suite 2
Kenai, AK 99611
907-335-3000
Ketchikan Job Center2030 Sea Level Drive Suite 220
Ketchikan, AK 99901
907-225-3181
Kodiak Job Center211 Mission Road Suite 103
Kodiak, AK 99615-6315
907-486-3105
Nome Unmployment Office103 Front Street
PO Box 280
Nome, AK 99762
907-443-2626
Sitka Job Center304 Lake Street
Room 101
Sitka, AK 99835-7563
907-747-3423
Valdez Unmployment Office213 Meals Avenue
State Office Building, Room 22
Valdez, AK 99686-0590
907-835-4910
Mat-Su Job Center877 West Commercial Drive
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-352-2500