Georgia Unemployment

If you have worked or earned wages in Georgia in the last two years, you can file for Georgia Unemployment Benefits online. Individuals who cannot file a Georgia claim online must have lived in Georgia and not earned wages in Georgia in the last two years but earned them in another state.

You can go to a GDOL, Georgia Department of Labor, career center to acquire information for filing a claim to the correct state and register for employment services.

To File a Claim for Georgia Unemployment

-You must have your Social Security number
-Valid government produced photo identification
-Employer document with notice of departure of employment
-Names, addresses, and dates of employment during the past 18 months
-Alien number and expiration date for non-citizens
-SF-50 or SF-8 form and pay stubs for federal employment the last two years
-Most recent DD-214, military earnings/leave statement, orders to report or of release, or W-2 form(s) for past military personnel
-Personal banking account and routing number for direct deposit

A copy of your most recent filed income tax return or quarterly calculated income tax payment records, if applying for DUA, Disaster Unemployment Assistance, and you are self-employed or a farmer will be required as well. To file an unemployment claim in Georgia you can visit their website.