This is the summer with the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission. In this tutorial, we walk you through the initial claims filing process.
Unemployment claims may be securely filed online at: www.unemployment.ok.gov
The aware of fraudulent sites seeking to take advantage of people. Oklahoma Employment Security Commission will never ask for your banking information or for a payment to file a claim.
On the main page is the link to the Reemployment Assistance for the Unemployed booklet. This guide contains information on how claims are processed and what steps you need to know to remain elegible for benefits.
Once we scroll down there are a few options. Since we are filing an initial claim, we will select “CLAIMANT ACCESS”.
This will bring us to the misconduct statement. Once you have read this statement you can hit continue.
Please be advised contact information must be kept updated with Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.
You will enter your Social Security Number. Please double check prior to selecting continue.
As typos can cause delays or denials of your benefits.
You will now be prompted to enter a four digit PIN number. If this is your first time ever filing for benefits in the state of Oklahoma, you will set u a four digit PIN and security questions. If you have previously filed, you will enter enter your existing four digit PIN at this time. If you need your PIN number reset, you can email them at: OESC.HELPS@OESC.STATE.OK.US
We are now logged into the main page:
If you have never filed for benefits in the state of Oklahoma, you will see the option to file for unemployment benefits. If you have filed for benefits in the past, you will see many options. We will go ahead and select “File for Unemployment Benefits”.
You will now proceed though numerous screens requesting your personal information, your employer´s information and information regarding your layoff or discharge. You will also be given the benefit rights information during this section you will be provided important information for while you´re filing for benefits. Once you have reached the wage determination screen, please carefully review the wages shown and select whether or not wages are missing.
We will request the information to have the additional wages added to your benefit calculation. If no wages are missing, select “No missing wages”.
We have now reached the last page of the filing process. You will be provided with your oKJobMatch.com usermane if one has already been established.
If no username is shown, you will log into OkJobMatch.com and register as a job seeker using your social security number.
Congratulations! You have completed the Initial Claim Process.
- Be sure to submit your two forms of ID via fax, email or mail
- File weekly claim for weeks you are requesting benfits, failure to file weekly claim will result in no payment being made for that week
- Visit WWW.OK.GOV/OESC for more information