Reemployment Assistance Benefits, formerly known as unemployment compensation, can be filed online using CONNECT. If you have never filed in Florida before, use the “File a New Claim” link to start your application and create a profile. If you have filed previously, please log in using your Social Security Number and PIN. If you no longer have your PIN, select the “Forgot PIN” button to regain access to your account.

Before filing, make sure you have the following information available:

  • Social Security Number
  • Driver’s License or State ID Number
  • Your employment for the last 18 months including for each employer:
    • Name, address, and phone number
    • First and last day of work
    • Gross earnings (before taxes are taken out) during the listed dates
    • The reason for separation
    • FEIN (this is found on any W2 or 1099 tax forms you have received)
    • If you don’t have the FEIN, you can use employer details off of a recent paystub  

Additionally, if you are one of the following, make sure you have this information available:

  • Not a U.S. Citizen: Alien Registration number or other work authorization form
  • Military Employee: DD-214 Member 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8 may be used
  • Federal Employee: SF 8 or SF 50
  • Union Member: union name, hall number, and phone number

Once you complete your application, you will be required to complete the following:

You may be exempt from filing an online application and/or the work registration requirements. Please review the Exemption Notice for more information


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Reemployment Assistance Help
1-800-204-2418

FRAUD HOTLINE
1-800-342-9909

 Reemployment Assistance fraud is a 3rd degree felony. Each offense is punishable by up to 5 years in prison and up to $5,000 fine.


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