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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Using the Automated Phone Information System

Before you dial our toll-free number 1-888-745-3886, please read the information below to prepare you to make your selection(s) when you call.

Prior to the main menu, special instructions or announcements may play. The system will then provide a brief description of each main menu item. If you know the selection you want, you can press the number and bypass the main menu recording. After you make your selection from the main menu, you may need to make further choices.

The main menu options are:

Press 1 for employer statements and notices.

You will be given two options:

Press 2 for e-Services for Business.

You will be given four options:

Press 3 for employer account registration information.

You will be given four options:

Press 4 for tax services and other information.

You will be given four options:

Press 5 for Unemployment Insurance or Disability Insurance.

You will be given two options:

Press 6 for Disability Insurance Elective Coverage.

You will be given two options:

Throughout the automated system:

Press 9 to repeat the main menu choices or to return to the main menu.
Press * to return to the previous menu.
Press 0 to speak with the next available agent.

For further assistance, visit your local Employment Tax Office.