State of Florida Creates Mobile Friendly Unemployment Site


To assist more Floridians and help access the state's unemployment benefits, an additional avenue has been created.

Floridians who do not have a current open Reemployment Assistance claim... should complete their application online at www.FloridaJobs.org/RAApplication.

To use the online Reemployment Assistance application or to download the paper Reemployment Assistance application, Floridians should visit www.FloridaJobs.org/COVID-19.

You can also acquire a paper application, at any Fed Ex Office location within Florida. They will print the application for you, they will also send the application to Tallahassee for you as well. A representative will call YOU, when your application is processed.

You will need the following information to submit an application for Reemployment Assistance benefits:

  • Social Security number 
  • Driver’s License or State ID number 
  • Employment information for the last 18 months for each employer: 
  • Employer ID - FEIN number (this is found on your W2 or 1099 tax form), if available 
  • Employer name (name on pay stub), address, and phone number  
  • First and last day of work 
  • Gross earnings (before taxes are taken out) covering the last 18 months 
  • Reason for separation 

If you are one of the following, make sure you have this additional information available:

  • Not a U.S. Citizen: Alien Registration Number or other work authorization form 
  • Military employee: Copy of your DD-214 Member 4; If you do not have the Member 4, then a copy of your Member 2-7 may be used.
  • Federal employee: SF-8 or SF-50 
  • Union member: Union name, hall number, and phone number 
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