How can persons apply for unemployment insurance?

The Division of Unemployment Insurance’s website and call centers are currently experiencing a high call volume due to COVID-19, result in longer than normal wait times.

To file for unemployment insurance via phone, contact the Claim Center at 410-949-0022. The call center telephone hours are Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To file online, visit:

If you are having difficulty placing a call or accessing the website, claimants can e-mail questions to Employers can e-mail questions to or contact 410-767-2412. You can also contact Employ Prince George’s at 301-618-8400 or visit their website at


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