File a Claim
Users can now file new claims for regular state unemployment benefits in the MyUI+ application.
Before you file a claim, gather your income-related information, such as pay stubs. Be prepared to provide information about work you have performed since January 2019, including the name and address of the business, dates you worked, and rate of pay. When you are ready to file a claim, go to MyUI+.
MyUI+ will determine the correct claim you need to file. You will need to register and then complete the claim filing.
Manage Your Claim
If you have filed a claim in the state of Colorado since 2015, you're still considered a returning claimant. You will need to complete your registration using the email address you provided to us.
Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation
The federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program was originally scheduled to end by December 31, 2020, new legislation has extended PEUC through March 13, 2021. However, our system is currently closed to new PEUC applications as we await guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor and reprogram our systems in order to fully implement the program changes in the legislation.
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance
If you were self-employed, a gig worker or an independent contractor or otherwise not eligible for regular unemployment (no W-2 wages), file a Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claim. While the program was originally scheduled to end by December 31, 2020, new legislation has extended the program through March 13, 2021. However, Colorado’s PUA system is currently closed to new applications or for filing continued weeks beyond 12/26/20 as we await guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor and reprogram our systems in order to fully implement the program changes in the legislation
Regular Unemployment Insurance
If you received $2,500 or more in wages on a W-2 from any employer where taxes were withheld since January 2019, you are likely eligible to file a regular state unemployment claim.