FAQ page for answers to common questions.
You can visit any IDES office to file an unemployment claim. To save time,
file your claim online. If you come to an office to file a claim, expect
to wait in line, and be sure to bring the required documents.
Regular office hours are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, except State
Enter your ZIP code to find an IDES office or Illinois workNet Center. If you do
not know a ZIP code, use the
ZIP Code Lookup.
Find Illinois workNet Resource Locations