Information from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWCC) for COVID-19
Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits are available to workers who are unemployed and who meet the requirements of state UI eligibility laws. You may file a claim in the first week that employment stops, or work hours are reduced.
You will need to provide the Texas Workforce Commission with the following information:
- Your full legal name
- Your Social Security Number
- Your authorization to work (if you are not a US citizen or resident)
To file a UI claim online, visit: www.twc.texas.gov.
To file a UI claim by phone, call: 1-800-939-6631 from 8am-6pm Central time M- F