How Do I Claim Benefits Each Week?
Once you file your claim, you will be required to certify as to your eligibility for each week you claim benefits. You may report by telephone using the telephone response system OLIVoR:
OLIVoR Telephone Numbers
Albany 9124302979 Gainesville 7705356955
Athens 7063696081 Griffin 7704124716
Atlanta area 4046566000 LaGrange 7068454227
Augusta 7067212011 Macon 9127514400
Brunswick 9122623311 Milledgeville 9124456421
Carrollton 7708302387 Moultrie 9128917140
Cartersville 7703874091 Rome 7062956145
Columbus 7066491141 Savannah 9123533168
Dalton 7062722193 Statesboro 9128711200
Douglas 9123894435 Tifton 9123867300
Dublin 9122756890 Valdosta 9122453837
Interstate Claimants: Call (404) 6566000 or the OLIVoR number for the above Georgia city closest to you.
You may also claim weekly benefits online: Enter weekly certification for unemployment insurance benefits
The OLIVoR telephone system and the online Internet system are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition to using OLIVoR and the Internet to certify, you may also ask about the payment status of your check.
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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