Go to the nearest Indiana Workforce Development unemployment insurance office and file an initial claim. You will need the following information:
Indiana law requires you to register for work at an Indiana Workforce Development office. You will receive in the mail a claim voucher for your one week waiting period. You will not be paid for your one week waiting period. However, you still need to fill out the voucher and return it by mail or in person when you visit the office. The following week, you will be mailed a voucher to fill out and return for your first week’s claim. You will receive your first check approximately one week after you mail your second voucher. Each week, you will be mailed a voucher to fill out and return. You will be asked to return to the office periodically for interviews. A tollfree helpline has been established to answer questions about unemployment insurance or help resolve problems with claims. The number is 18004379136. If you live in Marion County, please dial 2326702. You may also refer to the Claimant Handbook for detailed information.
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