Arizona Unemployment Benefits

The Arizona Unemployment division provides financial assistance and employment services to jobless workers in the state of Arizona. When to Apply for Unemployment Benefits:

  • Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits are not retroactive: therefore, you should apply for UI Benefits as soon as possible after the last day of work.
  • If you are still currently working, you will need to wait until after your last day of work to complete your application for UI Benefits.

How to Apply for Unemployment in Arizona:

You must apply online or by calling the AZ Unemployment Insurance Call Center.

For more information on steps and what forms and information is needed please visit:

Applying For Unemployment Insurance on the AZ Site


2675 East Broadway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85716
(520) 628-5459