The Government of the United States of America believes that there are equal rights and opportunity for the countrymen is the base of the social and ethical development of the nation. The skilled but unemployed citizens and specially-able persons can avail of the benefits through the NJUIFILE state portal.

The Department of Labor and Workforce Development provides equal opportunity programs to the skilled but unemployed citizens of New Jersey. This Government portal mainly focuses on the economic condition of the state and tries to upraise the poor condition of the unemployed persons.

You can avail of the benefits if you have enough skills, but still, now you can’t fit yourself with a suitable job.


Who is eligible to avail NJUIFILE Claim? 

It is an ethical and criminal offense to claim the unemployment benefits with a fraudulent intention. It causes fines, penalties, denial of further benefits, even imprisonment.

To protect the interest of actual insured people from multiple numbers of fraudulent activities, the Government enforced some limitations regarding this.

The authorities will check your abilities when you apply for the Unemployment Insurance Benefits. They asked you, ‘why are you still out of job or work?’ They also need to know your recent incomes, whether it meets the minimum points as per Government requirement by law.

If you become still unemployed and there is no fault of your own, you will qualify for the insurance benefits. It means that you didn’t lose your previous job due to your misconduct and unethical offenses.

The main eligibility criteria for this NJUIFILE claim are:  

  • You are mentally and physically able to work. If you have any injury or sickness which prevents you from work then your benefits may be hampered.
  • You must be available for the new work without showing any child care or transportation issues.
  • The authority doesn’t allow you to lay around the sea beach and collect the advantages. If you are seeking a work actively, then you can get the benefits otherwise won’t get a single penny.
  • If you are eligible for the benefits, then you can claim the benefits every week online or every two weeks through the phone.

How To Apply Online For NJUIFILE Claim at 

  • At first, you should navigate the official website of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, New Jersey
  • You will find a file that shows “open your Unemployment Insurance Claim” and follow the eligibility criteria before filling your form.
  • If you don’t have any online account, then create a new account by following their information.
  • Now they will provide an online ID and password.
  • After collecting the ID and password, you can log in to your account.
  • Put your social security number or alien registration number to access your account.
  • If you were attached to a job previously, then you need to provide job-related information for the past 18 months. 
  • Then you can finish the claim procedure by providing your details correctly and save the page.
  • After completing the total process, please verify your account with American Express Confirm Card.

How To Apply For NJUIFILE Claim From The Phone? 

To apply the NJUIFILE claim from your phone, you must be a member of the Federal Government. The military persons are also able to claim the insurance through mobile phone. Otherwise, you need to visit the official website of or the local Government authorities of New Jersey.


Weekly Claim Benefits For NJ Unemployment 

The Department of Labor and Workforce Development, New Jersey backs this insurance scheme for those who are unable to fit themselves in any job for a proper reason. To avail of the service, you need to fulfill some criteria. New Jersey Unemployment insurance file (NUIFILE) provides its benefits every week. Once you are eligible for this scheme by the authorities, you can get the weekly benefits from the Government.


There are some unavoidable criteria regarding weekly benefits provides by the authority. Let’s see their regulations.

  1. Your latest information regarding unemployment must be checked by the investigation team.
  2. When you are applying for the NJUIFile, you must be unemployed due to a proper cause.
  3. Eighteen months of experience is mandatory for this scheme. That means you must have 18 months of job experience in a particular field.
  4. You need to show your previous employment details.
  5. You should have a Social Security Number or Alein Register Number.
  6. The applicant must have permanent citizenship in the United States of America.
  7. The applicant must be a resident of the federal state of New Jersey.
  8. You should update your residential address, current phone number, bank information, and the details of your claim status.
  9. You are liable for all your providing documents and information.

Special Cases For NJUIFILE Claim

  • For disability during unemployment

If you have any disabilities for more than 14 days after the last day of your work, maybe you are eligible for the benefits under the scheme of Disability During Unemployment program.

DDU programs are not applicable for:

  • If the period of disability becomes less than seven days.
  • If you are not under the doctor’s treatment.
  • If your disabilities are related to your work
  • If the authorities find yourself as self-injured or intentionally self-inflicted and more.
  • To know more details, click here.


  • Unemployment after disability

If you terminated from your previous job due to a temporary disability, then you are able to file an Unemployment Insurance scheme after your recovery.

There are some criteria to avail the benefits:

  1. You must recover from

If you have a disability less than two years before your claim date on the ‘Worker’s Compensation Disability’ scheme.


If you have a temporary disability covered by the ‘Temporary Disability Insurance’ program.

  • If you have failed to get the benefits within a certain period of four weeks of your complete recovery under the Unemployment Insurance Scheme, you can claim it under this program.

Unemployment due to disaster

If a huge number of people face various problems due to an unexpected natural or manual disaster and many people become unemployed for a long period, then this program becomes inactive by the authority.

The authority provides multiple benefits along with insurance coverage for the insured people on these unavoidable circumstances.


Points to be noted 

Before finishing this discussion, we like to provide some essential facts for you.

  • You can able to get the benefits and file a certification every two weeks
  • You can able to file your application From Monday to Friday from 07.00 am to 06.00 pm.


   If you face any problem regarding this insurance scheme and also have any query then can call between 08.30 am to 04.30 pm from Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.   

Postal address

   Department of Labor and Workforce Development 1, John Fitch Plaza 110 Trenton. New Jersey Pin- 08625-0110.