Colorado Unemployment Insurance Eligibility
Colorado Unemployment Insurance provides temporary and partial wage benefit replacement to CO workers who have become unemployed through no fault of their own. Unemployment payments are funded by employer-paid taxes.
Colorado law requires all persons 18 years and older to provide proof that they are lawfully present in the United States before receiving unemployment benefits. To be establish eligibility You must provide one of the following forms of identification (ID):
- Valid Colorado driver’s license or a valid Colorado ID card.
- United States military ID card or a military dependent ID card.
- United States Coast Guard Merchant Mariner card.
- Native American tribal document.
- Valid driver’s license or ID card issued by another state or Canada.
Base Period Requirement for Colorado Unemployment Benefits
- To be eligible You must have earned at least $2,500 during the standard base period (the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters before the start date of your claim) read more