How Do I Claim My Weekly Benefits?

The easiest way to file for weekly benefits is by telephone using the. Telephone Information and Payment System (TIPS)This also speeds up the payment process.

Phoenix. . . . . . . . . . . (602) 417­3800
Tucson . . . . . . . . . . . (520) 884­8477

All Other Areas……...1­877­766­8477

Access TTY…………1­877­877­6226

Because of a significant increase in the number of individuals filing for unemployment insurance, it has become necessary to place restrictions on the days individuals can call the TIPS line. The last number of your Social Security Number (SSN) will determine when you can call TIPS.

  • SUNDAY (All Day) ­ TIPS will only accept calls from individuals whose SSN's end in 0, 1, 2, 3, 4,or 5.
  • MONDAY (7AM through 7PM) ­ TIPS will only accept calls from individuals whose SSN's end in 6 or 7. After 7PM, TIPS will accept all calls (any SSN).
  • TUESDAY (7AM through 7PM) ­ TIPS will only accept calls from individuals whose SSN's end in 8 or 9. After 7PM, TIPS will accept all calls (any SSN).
  • WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY ­ TIPS will accept all calls (any SSN) during normal hours of operation.

TIPS hours of operation are from Sunday 12:01 a.m. through Friday 6:00 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time ­ MST)

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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