Florida Unemployment Application

When you get ready to fill out the FL unemployment application you need to make sure you have set aside plenty of time to complete the application, and you need to be sure that you have all of the information ready that may be requested of you.

You need to know:

1. Your social security number.
2. Your driver's license number.
3. Your last employer's name and address.
4. The dates that you worked at your last employer.
5. The dates of all of the jobs that you have held in the past (This is not always required, but is very helpful to have).

If you are filling out a Florida unemployment application in person, you will need to take the following items with you:

1. Your social security card.
2. Your driver's license.
3. Last paystub from your previous employer.
4. Any layoff documents your previous employer may have given you.

Still Have Questions?

To go back to the Florida Unemployment FAQ Page, click here: Florida Unemployment FAQ

To go the main Florida Unemployment page, click here: Florida Unemployment

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# Kelly A 2011-03-08 12:22
I am about to quit my job because I lost two shifts and the shifts I'm working now aren't bringing in any money. I would like to use that time to look for a new job. I cannot afford to live on what I make now. Will I still be able to get unemployment?
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# kt 2011-05-13 20:59
No..you cant get unemployment if you quit a job.
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# Brian C 2011-11-14 18:21
i was wondering if i could still get unemployment.. what had happened was i got hurt on my job and because the company didnt care i had to get a lawer just so i could get workers comp... i ended up sueing.... my lawer said i could but i dont know if hes right or not.
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# karen 2012-01-23 13:40
The company I worked for for over 10 years was bought out. The new owners did offer me a job, BUT at 1/2 the salary I was making before. I did not except the job at new salary. Can I still apply for unemployment?
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# DS 2012-01-27 13:13
If I live in Florida and work remotely as a contractor for a company in Illinois, can I file for unemployment in Florida after my contract is terminated?
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# Lee 2012-04-10 15:08
Can I collect if I was forced to resign?
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# amanda123 2012-12-16 14:55
I had to resign due to my pregnancydid you find out if you can collect or not?.
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# Ritz 2012-05-17 16:57
whas is the local address in florida to go in PERSON..I ive in Daytona Beach, Florida, thank you

Also: I am working on call but not enough hours --.Can u still apply for unemployment?
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# sheri 2012-06-10 18:29
My husband and I are wanting to relocate to Florida; we currently live in Indiana, any suggestions on job market? What is minimum/ or common starting wages in factories? Who can we call that can help us execute this plan?
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# Shawn 2012-08-14 08:06
I got into a disagreement over work and cursed at another employee. Since he has been working there longer they let me go and not him. Am I eligable for unemployment?
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# shelby 2012-10-22 17:37
I was "fired" from my job not too long ago. I had only worked there for a little over 3 weeks. I was supposed to get my paycheck when everyone else did. While everyone else received post dated checks, which I know is not right as well, they refused me my check because they said I hadn't filled out the correct paperwork. Once I had proven to them I had, they refused me again because they said they didn't have the correct photocopies. Once they recopied them, they assured me I would get it the beginning of the next week. When the time had come, they tried all the same arguments over. Then they told me to "get the f*** out".

Would I qualify for unemployment?
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# Albert6283 2012-11-20 09:16
I lived in another state my last job was May of 2012, can i apply for insurance here in Fl?
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# John 2012-12-28 11:03
I was working for the past year and receiving Social Security, I was laid off on Dec. 5, can I collect unemployment???

Thank you.
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# gina 2013-01-10 08:35
I was fired for lack of managerial skills, not meeting their expectations, however, they provided no paperwork to sign, and I had not received any explanation of when my benefits were to expire, or information on my vacation pay - it was just a goodbye. Maybe, I am wrong, but isn't there something missing here? I am filing for unemployment today.
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# Melissa 2013-02-08 20:15
I put my 2 weeks in today, an hour later they said just go. I never summited a letter or signed papers. Can I recieve unemployment?
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# rstoro 2013-03-28 09:42
I recently worked for a company driving a bus. Damage was done to the bus that I was unaware of.. I felt like i was on csi as I was questioned reoeatedly about the incident and they even wanted me to go for a lie detector test. I said no problem. another person who drove the same bus was also involved. I felt my honesty and integrity was put on the line. Rather than go thru a hassel I quit. The other driver is still working even though he has had 2 incidents with the bus before. do i still qualify for benefits
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# Alice 2013-04-12 23:14
I'm a waitress and work part time. I'm also 9 months pregnant and will be leaving work for 6 weeks. Is there anyway I can collect unemployment while I'm out of work?
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# Justin 2013-05-12 18:42
What would I use for employers name and address if I was in the United States Navy
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# Brandon 2013-06-02 20:55
I put my 2 week notice in because the hours of my employment wouldn"t be able to schedule around going back to school, as soon as I did my hours were cut from full time to part and they let me go due to I had to leave early one of the days for a family emergency. Would I be able to collect unemployment ?
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# cs 2013-06-03 17:38
Please can someone answer me.

I was laid off my job in Jan '13 and began receivng unemployment in feb '13 and my benefits are almost gone come June 24 '13 according to my online acct from DOL.
-- How can I get an extension on benefits?
Jobs are just not there. I'm looking every day for a job. No one calling me. I've worked over 40 yrs. and I've never had to claim benefits until now.

-- Will benefits be automatically extended or will I have to request, how do I request an extension?
Please answer as soon as possible. I'm praying earnestly for answer. Thanks for your help.
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