You can file for benefits using one of the following methods:
1. Contact the Employment Development Department by telephone:English: 18003005616 Spanish: 18003268937 TTY: 1800 8159387
2. Access eApply4UI <http://www.edd.ca.gov/uiform/htm/cpgPreScreen.htm>:
The eApply4UI application is available as from the EDD home page. Answers to questions are entered online. After the application is completed the individual submits it online to the Department.
Complete an Unemployment Insurance Application: DE 1101I English DE 1101I/S/ Spanish
The DE 1101 I is printed, completed by hand and either faxed or mailed to the Department:
P.O. Box 419000
Sacramento, CA 958419000
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