Unemployment Resources for Kentucky

Direct Link to Kentucky Unemployment

From Kentucky's Website:
Note: The KEWES link is only available M-F from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM EST and Sunday from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM EST.

To file a claim, you will need:
  • Your social security number
  • Your complete mailing address
  • Name, address, and phone number for each of your employers over the last 18 months.
  • The exact day you began work at each job.
  • The last day you worked at each job.
The KEWES internet claims system is accessible for filing an unemployment claim or requesting your bi-weekly benefit payment on-line. The system is available Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM and Sunday from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM Eastern Time. You cannot file a claim or request a bi-weekly benefit payment on Saturdays.

(Editor's Note: Portions of the main Unemployment website for Kentucky are *not* protected by SSL encryption security. Be sure that you only enter information if you see the padlock icon in your browser! The link above takes you straight to the Secure portion but make sure you always see the padlock icon)
The above information was accurate as of the time of posting and is subject to have changed since then. While we make every effort to keep this site up to date, things are changing very rapidly. Always visit the link and read the latest information for your state!

This website is in no way affiliated with any Federal, State or Local governmental agency. This is a service to provide visitors with the appropriate links to get in touch with such agencies, and no guarantees are implied as to the accuracy of the information presented on this website.

Note: All attempts have been made to ensure that links on this page are OFFICIAL links to the correct government agency for your state. All such sites are secure (padlock icon should show in the browser, like it does on this website) except where otherwise noted in that state's description on this website. PLEASE verify that the Padlock icon is in the address bar of your browser BEFORE you enter any personal information on any site linked from here. If it says "NOT SECURE", do not enter any personal details!

THIS website will NEVER ask for any personal information. This is strictly an informational website.

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