New Hampshire Employment Security
If you lost your job, contact the New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) or call 1-800-852-3400. NHES is a state agency that provides unemployment compensation benefits, job training and placement if you are eligible.
COVID - 19 Special Instructions:
- NH Employment Security main website: https://www.nhes.nh.gov/
- To file an initial claim, to file a weekly continued cliam or to check the status of an existing claim, visit https://www.unemploymentbenefits.nh.gov/
- Call 603-271-7700 -- Hotline open 8 AM to 8 PM Monday through Friday and 9 AM to 5 PM on Saturday and Sunday.
This information may have been updated. Call the Hotline for the latest instructions on applying for benefits related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Have you been denied unemployment insurance?
Read New Hampshire Legal Assistance's pamphlet called "What to Do? A Worker's Guide" to walk you through the appeals process if you are denied unemployment insurance.
If you have legal questions about your unemployment case, apply online or call 1-800-639-5290.