Kansas Unemployment Benefit Eligibility Requirements
If you are unemployed for any reason other than lack of work, the reason you lost your job may have a bearing on whether you receive benefits. Each time you become unemployed and apply for Kansas unemployment benefits, you must provide the reason you are unemployed. Eligibility Requirements Continued: You are not eligible for Kansas unemployment benefits if you voluntarily quit your job without good cause, effective the day after your separation and continuing until you become re-employed and have insured earnings of at least three times your weekly benefit amount. You may still be eligible if you:
- Quit due to illness or injury upon the advice of a licensed and practicing health care provider.
- Quit temporary work to return to your regular full–time employer.
- Quit to enlist in the armed forces of the United States, but were rejected or delayed from entry.
- Quit due to working conditions hazardous to your physical, mental or moral well being.
- Quit due to unwelcome harassment by the employer or another employee.
- Quit to accept better work.
- Quit because the employer requested that you violate an ordinance or statute.
- Quit due to a violation of the work agreement.
- Quit due to a personal emergency.
- Quit due to the voluntary or involuntary transfer of your spouse from one military job to another.
- Quit to enter training approved under the Federal Trade Act of 1974.
- Quit due to circumstances resulting from domestic violence. read more
Eligibility Requirements Continued: Information needed to file Kansas Unemployment Insurance Benefit
- Your Social Security number
- Full mailing address, including apartment or lot number, Zip Code and PO Box if you use one
- A phone number where you can be reached during the day
- The name and mailing address of your last employer, no matter how long you worked there
Note: Your paycheck stub or W-2 form usually contains this information
- The date you began and stopped working for each employer and the reason you left each job
- The county in which you live
- Your driver’s license number
- If you are not a citizen or national of the United States, your employment authorization number and expiration date
- If you were active duty military within the past 18 months, your DD-214, Member #4 form
- If you were a federal employee, your Standard Form SF-50 or pay stub
- Any separation, vacation, or holiday pay you have received or will receive in the future