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

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

Websitehttps://labor.vermont.gov/unemployment-insurance
Phone877-214-3332
Apply OnlineStart a Claim
Weekly CertificationContinue a Claim
Appeal a DenialAppealing UI Determinations
Find a Local OfficeResource Centers
Report Fraudhttps://labor.vermont.gov/fraud-reporting
Coronavirus Updateshttps://labor.vermont.gov/covid19

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
21-26 weeks$74$531$13,338

Vermont Unemployment Office Locations

Barre Resource Center5 Perry Street Suite 200
Barre, VT 05641
802-476-2600
Bennington Resource Center200 Veterans Memorial Drive Suite 2
Bennington, VT 05201-1945
802-442-6376
Brattleboro Career Resource Center28 Vernon Street Suite 212
Brattleboro, VT 05301
802-254-4555
American Job Center63 Pearl Street
Burlington, VT 05401-4331
802-863-7676
Middlebury  Resource Center1590 Route 7 South Suite 5
Middlebury, VT 05753
802-388-4921
Morrisville Resource Center197 Harrell Street
Morrisville, VT 05661
802-888-4545
Newport Resource CenterEmory E. Hebard State Office Bldg
100 Main Street Suite 210
Newport, VT 05855
802-334-6545
Rutland Resource Center200 ASA Bloomer Building 88
Rutland, VT 05701
802-786-5837
Springfield Resource Center56 Main Street Suite 101
Springfield, VT 05156-2900
802-289-0999
American Job Center27 Federal Street Suite 100
St. Albans, VT 05478-2246
802-524-6585
St. Johnsbury American Job Center1197 Main Street Suite 1
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819-0129
802-748-3177
White River Junction  Resource Center118 Prospect Street Suite 28
White River Junction, VT 05001
802-295-8805