Tennessee Unemployment Weekly Certification

In order to keep receiving an unemployment check every week you must file a weekly certification, also known as a weekly claim or continued claim.

The purpose of filing a weekly certification is to tell the unemployment agency that you:

1. Are currently looking for a job.
2. Did not do any work this week.
3. Did not make any money this week (unless you are allowed to by the terms of your unemployment.)
4. Did not find another job.
5. Still want to receive an unemployment check or payment this week.

Therefore, it is very important to file your weekly certification every week to keep receiving your unemployment check.

If you delay in filing your weekly certification, you may not get your unemployment check on time.

Click Here: Weekly Reminder Email to get a reminder email sent to you every week so that you don't forget to file you weekly claim. This is a free service of UnemploymentHandbook.com because we want to make sure you file your weekly claim on time, and get your unemployment payment on time.

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

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

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# Teri 2011-09-25 18:02
This is week ending sept. 24 and I can not get through on the phone or website to certify. What should I do
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# daohne 2012-03-05 17:26
what web site do i go to file weekly claim?
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# John 2011-12-26 20:20
Cant access weekly certification due to website and cant remember PIN
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# # Karen 2012-01-09 13:33
I am new to this and dont really know what to do to access weekly certification.01/09/2012
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# Melissa 2012-06-18 19:31
Forgot to certify Sunday is there a makeup day??
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# Sandy H 2012-07-27 09:45
I certified Monday online, I lost my job in the middle of the week on Wed July 11,2012. When I certified I accidently clicked "no" when ask if I worked the week of July 8 - July 14, and it will not let me correct this, will not let me back in to do anything at alll! Cannot get through to any of the numbers to call, have sent an email to the email they give for you to send your questions to and still no answer! What do I do??
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# Roy B 2012-08-07 17:11
Just Got off the phone with unemployment rep. The first call that I have got to have with unemployment. He cought up my certifications. He said that I needed to file one today on 8/04/12 and I could do it online or by phone. He said that I would create my pin online and I did not think that I had. I tryed to file the certificate online and could not find a way to create a pin so I tryed a couple that I thought I might have created three weeks ago. Now I am disabled from the system. It says to call phone numbers to get help but no one answers as usual and it said that I would create a pin on my first phone call which I got today. What do I do?
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# Dora 2012-09-17 08:01
How many job listings is required for a week,in ky you have to have 2 places a week on your weekly certification. i just got letter monday saying i had to do this certification weekly,i got a letter saying i have been approved for unemployment sept 3, but nothing has been deposited in my account yet.
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# lee 2013-05-19 10:15
pressed the wrong button on phone. now it looks like I wasn't looking for work, what should I do? tried to go online to correct it but nothing works.
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# Teelee 2013-07-21 09:53
On my first week certification, I checked the wrong answer, when asked if I received a vacation check or holiday, I checked yes, but should have been no because I was not expected to go back to work in 21 days. That check was the last check from my job. Now I cannot certify and cannot get anyone on the phone. I put in my SSN and pin, but the recording says 'we cannot take your call at this time. The message from the internet says' it cannot be processed because an answer I gave that might disqualify me from receiving benefits. I went down to the unemployment office, he took my SSN and said ' there's nothing I can do to help you. He would not even allow me to explain what happened. I have been trying everyday for two weeks to get in touch with someone, and have even sent an email. What can I do, how can I get help?
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# Orin 2013-07-29 11:58
I am not able to weekly certify because the lagency says that my claim has been suspended. I don"t understand. I also need to know had to get a pin number.
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# Nancy 2013-07-29 17:03
I am trying to certify. it states access suspended. what does this mean. and keeps asking me for a PIN . I do not have a PIN, therefore I can't go any further. Please let me know ASAP how I must handle this. I can't get benefits until someone helps. Thanks
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# so true 2013-08-15 16:07
Unlock my pin
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# crenesha 2013-08-15 16:09
Unlock My pin.
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# Shatoya 2013-08-19 08:00
I applied for unemployment last Friday. I certified on Sunday and it stated that I was not eligible, I tried calling but it stated no info could be given at the time. I just need to know my status and why I'm not eligible
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# randy 2013-08-19 15:07
when I did my first weekly certification I gave the wronge answer I finally was able to talk with someone and get that fixed then I was told to start certifying again I did but the system said I couldn't that the certification was timely please help me someone!
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# Aaron 2013-10-10 10:14
I was told to contact the UI Benefit Center to get weekly certification but the call want go through I have writing letters and email but no respones. what should i do
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# Erica Brown 2017-07-10 23:54
How can I file for unemployment weekly certification nothing comes up. And I tried calling the unemployment line and left messages and still nothing so I don't know what to do. So no unemployment for me
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