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

Websitelabor.delaware.gov
Phone800-794-3032
Apply OnlineFile a Claim
Weekly CertificationFile a Weekly Claim
Appeal a DenialLearn how to file an appeal
Find a Local Officehttps://labor.delaware.gov/office-locations
Report FraudBenefits Fraud Hotline
Coronavirus Updateshttps://pua.delawareworks.com

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
24-26 weeks$20$400$10,400

Delaware Unemployment Office Locations

Dover Unemployment Office655 S Bay Rd Suite 2H
Dover, DE 19901
302-739-5473
Georgetown Unemployment Office8 Georgetown Plaza Suite 2
Georgetown, DE 19947
302-856-5230
Pencader Unemployment Office225 Corporate Boulevard #211
Newark, DE 19702
302-368-6622
Fox Valley Unemployment Office4425 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
302-761-8085