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How to Apply for Unemployment Insurance

The Texas Workforce Commission handles all unemployment insurance claims. There are two ways to apply:

Visit to submit your unemployment insurance claim.

By Phone
Call toll free 1-800-939-6631 Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.  Through this service, you can apply for unemployment insurance, get answers to your questions about unemployment insurance, and give TWC additional claim information.

You will need the following information for your call:

  • The name and mailing address of your last employer
  • The starting and ending dates of your last job
  • And if you are not a U.S. citizen, your alien registration number

All individuals who file an unemployment insurance claim must register for work at

For more information on Unemployment Insurance, please visit



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