Application for unemployment benefits in Kansas

In Kansas, you may file a claim for unemployment insurance either online or by phone (913-596-3500). The online system is available anytime, but you may only file by phone between 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, and from 9:00 am.-7:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Have this information available when you file a new claim:

  • Name, address, e-mail address, and phone number
  • Date of birth, Social Security Number, driver's license or state ID number
  • Previous employers' names and addresses
  • Titles and descriptions of your prior jobs, and the dates you worked them.

Also check the Frequently Asked Questions about applying for unemployment benefits in Kansas.

For additional information, contact an H&R Block Business & Career Center librarian by phone, 816.701.3717, or by e-mail,