The site for filing Florida Unemployment Claims has been updated to allow more users and the filing of claims for the self-employed.

Individuals who are self-employed, independent contractors and nonprofit employees, those that are otherwise ineligible for state Reemployment Assistance benefits and those that have exhausted state and federal benefits may be eligible under the CARES Act. Pandemic Unemployment Assistance eligibility does not include individuals who have the ability to telework and receive pay or individuals who are receiving paid sick leave or other paid leave benefits. Form more on this a other Frequently Asked Questions see Florida Department of Employment Opportunity site.

To apply for benefits, go to

To file by mail download the Application Here