How Do I File A Claim For Unemployment Compensation?
You can file your initial claim for benefits or reactivate an existing claim using the Arizona Reemployment Rapid Access (ARRA) system. ARRA is the telephone based interactive voice response system used to file an Arizona claim for Unemployment Insurance Benefits. It can only be used with a touchtone telephone and is available Monday Friday from 7:00 a.m. 4:30 a.m. Mountain Standard Time
Maricopa County: 6023642722
Pima County: 5207912722
All Other: 18776002722
Access TTY: 18778776226
You should have the following information ready when you call:
- Your Social Security Number
- Your residence address, city, state and ZIP Code
- County of residence
- The name, mailing address and ZIP Code of your last employer (whether you worked full or part time)
- Your Alien Registration Number if you are not a citizen of the United States
- Forms SF8 and SF50 if you have worked as a Federal Civilian Employee in the past 18 months
- Your DD214 (Member 4 copy) if you have served in the US Military in the past 18 months
- A Personal Identification Number (PIN)
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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