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Can I apply for an extension in a different state than the original claim?

Q) Can I apply for an extension in a different state than the original claim?

A) No. You will need to apply for an extension to your unemployment benefits in the sate that issued your original claim.

Applying for Extended Compensation

  1. Contact your state’s Department of Labor. Since laws are different from state to state, the process of applying for an extension will depend on what state you live in.
  2. Fill out all the necessary paperwork.
  3. Wait for an approval to come in the mail.
  4. Continue looking for work.

 


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