Illinois Unemployment Office Location

Below is the contact information for the Illinois unemployment office. They can provide you with the Illinois unemployment application process and eligibility requirements, get status on your Illinois unemployment claim and answer questions or issues about your unemployment benefits, insurance etc. You can view their site online at To find out how to file for unemployment, Illinois unemployment eligibility.

If you lost your job, you need to file for unemployment right away. This office can help you with any questions or issues you might have about filing for unemployment in Illinois. Items you will need when you file are: your social security number, your mailing address, current phone number, names, addresses and dates of employment of all your past employers for the last 2 years and your alien registration card if you're not a US citizen. Also, unemployment benefits are considered income and are therefore taxable by the federal government. They may not, however, be taxed by your state. It's essential to keep accurate records and report all of your income.

  • Unemployment Office Location

  • Illinois Employment Security
    33 South State Street
    Chicago, IL 60603
  • Unemployment Office Phone Number

  • The phone number to call the Illinois unemployment office is 800-244-5631.
  • Unemployment Online

  • To view the website for Illinois unemployment online, click here.

Illinois Employment Security