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

  • You are unemployed through no fault of your own
  • You worked in Delaware during the past 12 months
  • You earned a minimum amount of wages determined by Delaware guidelines
  • You are actively seeking work each week you are collecting benefits
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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)
24-26 weeks$20$400$10,400

Delaware Unemployment Office Locations

Dover Unemployment Office655 S Bay Rd Suite 2H
Dover, DE 19901
Georgetown Unemployment Office8 Georgetown Plaza Suite 2
Georgetown, DE 19947
Pencader Unemployment Office225 Corporate Boulevard #211
Newark, DE 19702
Fox Valley Unemployment Office4425 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19802