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Unemployment Information through the Maryland State Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

Filing for unemployment can be done by phone: 1.800.827.4839, or 301.313.8000, which is the Maryland Unemployment Insurance Telephone Claims Center. Claims can also be filed online by clicking on the "File Initial Claim" link below.

Please note, due to the increase in claims due to COVID-19, there are significant delays in reaching the office and in processing times.

In links below please scroll through for email addresses to make inquiries about claims (not for filing); and for a list of frequently asked questions.

The following report is specifically regarding Montgomery County and resources: https://montgomerycountymd.gov/OLO/Resources/Files/2020%20Reports/UnemploymentOverviewOLO.pdf

Find more information from the following link(s):
To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.

Last Updated: 04/07/2020 11:07:25