Below we provide the unemployment eligibility requirements in Mississippi. If you have additional information about applying for MS unemployment benefits then contact the Mississippi unemployment office.
In order to be eligible to collect unemployment benefits you must:
Regular UI Claims
If you worked and earned wages in Mississippi, you may file a claim for unemployment insurance benefits online, in person at the WIN Job Center nearest you or by calling our toll free number, 1-888-844-3577. Your claim for benefits will be effective with the week it is filed.
You should be prepared to provide the following information:
1-888-844-3577 is the toll free number you can call to file your unemployment claim by telephone or to call if you have questions about your existing claim. The call center is open to assist you with your unemployment needs Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
If you have been asked to submit documentation relative to your claim, the mailing address you need is Mississippi Department of Employment Security, P.O. Box 125, Jackson, MS 39205-0125.
Mississippi Department of Employment Security
Office of the Governor
1235 Echelon Parkway P.O. Box 1699
Jackson, MS 39215-1699