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  • Maryland Department of Labor, Unemployment Insurance Division

    Agency: Maryland Department of Labor

    UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS ASSISTANCE: Provides temporary, partial wage replacement for eligible persons. General information and answers to frequently asked questions re: benefits can be accessed online.
    - This program is for people who have worked in the past 18 months. This service can be completed over the phone or via the Internet. The caller must know their social security number and information about their employment for the last 18 months (dates of employment, address of company). If they have dependent children under the age of 16 they must also know those children's date of birth and social security number. If they are a legal alien they must know their registration number. An automated telephone information line is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Callers will be able to get general information about how to:
    o Find the closest unemployment insurance office near your home.
    o File a claim for unemployment insurance.
    o Fill out a bi-weekly claim certification to request payment (telecert).
    o File for benefits if you worked in another state in the last 18 months, but live in Maryland.
    o File for benefits if you worked for the Federal Government or served in the military in the last 18 months.
    Callers will also be able to get information about denial of benefits and appeal rights. 

    Also provides information on the website including:
    o How to apply for Maryland unemployment insurance video
    o Frequently asked questions
    o File an initial claim for unemployment insurance benefits or reopen
    o File a bi-weekly continued claim to request payment (webcert)
    o Obtain payment information
    o Obtain Claim Center telephone numbers

    For information on an existing claim or to file biweekly continued claim (request for payment) over the telephone call the appropriate call center listed below.

    Claim Center telephone numbers:
    Baltimore Metro South Claim Center    
    Baltimore City
    Anne Arundel County
    Howard County

    College Park Claim Center
    Calvert County
    Charles County
    Montgomery County
    Prince Georges County
    St. Mary's County

    Cumberland Claim Center
    Allegany County
    Frederick County
    Garrett County
    Washington County

    Salisbury Claim Center
    Caroline County
    Dorchester County
    Kent County
    Queen Anne's County
    Somerset County
    Talbot County
    Wicomico County
    Worcester County

    Towson Claim Center
    Baltimore County
    Carroll County
    Cecil County
    Harford County

    • Main:
      • 410-949-0022
    • Report Fraud:
      • 800-492-6804
    • Fax:
      • 410-853-1668
    • TTY:
      • 410-767-2727
    • Toll-Free:
      • 800-827-4839
    • Main:
    • Main Contact:
    • Website:


    • 1100 North Eutaw Street


    Agency: Maryland Department of Labor

    Languages Available: Accommodations possible.

    Payment Description: None.

    Intake and Eligibility: Unemployed individuals, though some may be disqualified if they left a job without cause or discharged for cause.

    Areas Served:
    • County

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