Unemployment Insurance - Forms and Publications
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New and Recently Updated Forms and Publications
November 5, 2014
- Notice of Requirement to Register for Work
DE 8405/S - Spanish
November 3, 2014
- Notice of Requirement to Register for Work
October 31, 2014
- Employment Development Department Appeal Form
DE 1000M/CC – Chinese-Cantonese | DE 1000M/H – Hmong | DE 1000M/L – Laotian
DE 1000M/R – Russian
A Guide to Benefits and Employment Services
Provides claimants with information and eligibility requirements for unemployment insurance.
DE 1275A – English DE 1275A/C – Chinese DE 1275A/S – Spanish DE 1275A/V – Vietnamese
Unemployment Insurance Benefits: What You Need to Know
Helps claimants understand the eligibility requirements that must be met to receive UI benefits.
DE 1275B – English DE 1275B/CC – Chinese-Cantonese DE 1275B/CM – Chinese-Mandarin
DE 1275B/H – Hmong DE 1275B/L – Laotian DE 1275B/R – Russian DE 1275B/S – Spanish
DE 1275B/V – Vietnamese
Step-By-Step Guide: How to Certify for Ongoing Unemployment Benefits
Chart that can be used when answering the continued claim questions that determine eligibility for UI benefits.
DE 1275C – English DE 1275C/CC – Chinese-Cantonese DE 1275C/CM – Chinese-Mandarin
DE 1275C/H – Hmong DE 1275C/L – Laotian DE 1275C/R – Russian DE 1275C/S – Spanish
DE 1275C/V – Vietnamese
Notice to Employees-Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Advises employees that they may be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits.
DE 1857D – English DE 1857D/C – Chinese DE 1857D/S – Spanish DE 1857D/V – Vietnamese
For Your Benefit: California’s Programs for the Unemployed
Describes EDD services and is issued to individuals by employers.
DE 2320 – English DE 2320/C – Chinese DE 2320/S – Spanish DE 2320/V – Vietnamese
Unemployment Insurance: File Claims, Payment Information, General Information
How to file or reopen an unemployment insurance claim, get payment or general claim information, and other resources available at America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM.
DE 2320M – English DE 2320M/C – Chinese DE 2320M/CC – Chinese-Cantonese
DE 2320M/CM – Chinese-Mandarin DE 2320M/H – Hmong DE 2320M/L – Laotian
DE 2320M/R – Russian DE 2320M/S – Spanish DE 2320M/V – Vietnamese
Where is My Payment?
Telephone instructions on accessing UI payment information and establishing a PIN.
DE 2323 – English DE 2323/C – Chinese DE 2323/CC – Chinese-Cantonese
DE 2323/H – Hmong DE 2323/L – Laotian DE 2323/R – Russian DE 2323/S – Spanish
DE 2323/V – Vietnamese
Unemployment Claim Filing by TTY
For Deaf and Hard of Hearing Customers
Information You Need to File an Unemployment Insurance Claim
DE 2326 – English DE 2326/C – Chinese DE 2326/CC – Chinese-Cantonese
DE 2326/H – Hmong DE 2326/L – Laotian DE 2326/R – Russian DE 2326/V – Vietnamese
Unemployment Insurance Alternate Base Period Program Employer Tip Sheet
A quick overview of the Unemployment Insurance Alternate Base Period Program for employers.
DE 2339 – English
How You Can Prevent Unemployment Insurance Imposter Fraud
Tips on how you can help EDD prevent UI imposter fraud and identity theft and, at the same time, help control your UI costs.
DE 2360ER – English
Unemployment Insurance Important Information: The Employment Development Department (EDD) Fraud Prevention and Detection Activities
An insert periodically mailed with the Continued Claim Form (DE 4581) to remind claimants to report work and wages when collecting Unemployment Insurance benefits. Also, advises claimants that EDD uses the California Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) data to ensure work and wages are properly reported.
DE 2361CS – English/Spanish
Help Us Fight Fraud
Describes the different types of fraud in EDD’s programs and how to report it.
DE 2370 – English
Your New CalJOBSSM
Describes what CalJOBSSM is, how to access it, how to register and the fact that thousands of jobs are available, and the ability to create and post a résumé. (Trifold brochure)
DE 2456 – English DE 2456/S – Spanish
Claims Management Handbook for School Employers
The purpose of this handbook is to provide information to assist School Employees Fund (SEF) employers in managing their Unemployment Insurance (UI) costs.
DE 3450SEF – English
Instructions to Claimants for Reporting Residual Payments and Holding Fees
Explains residual payments and holding fees and provides claimants with guidelines for reporting these payments and fees.
DE 4005 – English
Completion Instructions for Notice of Reduced Earnings, DE 2063
Employer instructions for completing the Notice of Reduced Earnings.
DE 4209 – English
Completion Instructions for Notice of Reduced Earnings (Fisherperson), DE 2063F
Employer instructions for completing the Notice of Reduced Earnings (Fisherperson)
DE 4210F – English
Managing Unemployment Insurance Costs, DE 4527
Provides general information on the UI program and can assist employers in managing UI costs.
DE 4527 – English
Employment Development Department Procedures For Investigating Trade Disputes, DE 4654
Describes general procedures used by EDD to investigate trade disputes.
DE 4654 – English
Getting Back to Work After a Trade-Related Layoff
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) benefits and services available to trade-affected workers.
DE 8392A – English - TAA benefits and services under the 2002 Trade Act program.
DE 8392B – English - TAA benefits and services under the 2009 Trade Act program.
Work Sharing Requirements and Criteria
Provides employers with all of the requirements and criteria for the Work Sharing program.
DE 8686RQ – English
Protect Your Business from Higher Taxes
Tips for employers to help prevent improper payment of UI benefits.
DE 8812 – English
Top 10 Things You Should Know About the UI System When Filing Your Claim
General rules for UI claimants when filing a claim to prevent legal consequences of fraud.
DE 8813 – English DE 8813/S – Spanish
Forms For Completion
Notice of Reduced Earnings (Fisherperson)
The DE 2063F is a form used by employers to certify their employees for partial benefits for fisherpersons. Employers can print and complete the Internet version for submission to EDD. Please review the DE 4210F, Completion Instructions for Notice of Reduced Earnings, (Fisherperson), for more information on partial claims for fisherpersons.
DE 2063F – English
Request for Eligibility Information
This form is sent to claimants who did not attend a required Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment appointment. Claimants must complete the four page form (DE 4365REA) and questionnaire (DE 4365REAQ), and mail it to the EDD within 10 days of the mailing date listed on the form. This form may be printed, completed, and mailed to the EDD.
DE 4365REA/REAQ – English DE 4365REA/S/REAQ/S – Spanish
Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) Individual Application
Complete this application. It must be submitted within two years of an individual’s qualifying re-employment.
DE 8330 – English
Work Sharing - Unemployment Insurance Plan Application
This application is completed by employers who wish to participate in the Work Sharing program. Review the Work Sharing Employer Requirements and Criteria (DE 8686RQ) before completing the application.
DE 8686 – English
Employment Development Department Appeal Form
The DE 1000M can be used by claimants and employers to appeal an eligibility decision made by the Department.
DE 1000M – English/Spanish DE 1000M/C – Chinese DE 1000M/CC – Chinese-Cantonese
DE 1000M/H – Hmong DE 1000M/L – Laotian DE 1000M/R – Russian DE 1000M/V – Vietnamese
Unemployment Insurance Application
Complete this application to file a claim for UI benefits. The DE 1101I can only be printed and completed in English or Spanish, and either faxed or mailed to EDD to file a UI claim. The application is available to assist claimants in other languages under Sample Forms for Viewing Only.
DE 1101I – English DE 1101I/S – Spanish
Authorization for Release Unemployment Insurance Records for Retired Annuitant
This form is used by a retired annuitant to request UI records for the hiring state agency to ascertain whether he/she received benefits within the previous 12-month period.
DE 1181 – English
Notice of Reduced Earnings
The DE 2063 is a form used by employers to certify their employees for partial benefits. Employers can print and complete the Internet version for submission to EDD. The Chinese version is a sample and is to be used as a guide when completing the English version. Please review the DE 4209, Completion Instructions for Notice of Reduced Earnings for more information on partial claims. Also review our FAQ.
DE 2063 – English/Spanish DE 2063/C – Chinese (facsimile)
Request for Eligibility Information Due to Failure to Attend a Mandatory Appointment
This four-page form is sent to claimants on a first or second tier federal extension claim who did not attend a mandatory Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) 2012 appointment. Claimants must complete the multi-page questionnaire (DE 4365REAX) and return it to the address on the form within 10 calendar days. Claimants must report to the America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM (formerly known as One-Stop Career Centers) listed on the original appointment notice as soon as possible to complete their in-person REA appointment and to minimize the potential number of weeks for which they may be disqualified for failing to attend their original appointment.
DE 4365REAX – English DE 4365REAX/S – Spanish
Wages Notice Request-Holiday/Vacation Pay (Work Sharing and Non-Work Sharing Employers)
Complete this form if on the last day of work some or all of the affected employees will have a definite date to return to work, and those employees will receive holiday or vacation pay. This form may be completed online, printed, and mailed or faxed to EDD.
DE 4806 – English
Wages Notice Request, Bonus Pay
Complete this form only if your company is paying some type of bonus pay to the affected employees. This form may be completed online, printed, and mailed or faxed to EDD.
DE 4807 – English
Wages Notice Request Separation Pay/Or In-Lieu-Of-Notice Pay Information
Complete this form only if your company is paying in lieu-of-notice pay or making other types of post-employment payments to terminated employees (excluding their regular wages). This form may be completed online, printed, and mailed or faxed to EDD.
DE 4808 – English
Prior Wages Notice Correction/Update Request
Complete this form only if EDD has issued a Wages Notice for you in the past. You may report information that needs to be corrected on a current notice, or provide information regarding a more recent layoff. If there is a substantial difference in the type of payments that employees affected by the current layoff will receive, you may find it more convenient to complete the other more comprehensive forms. This form may be completed online, printed, and mailed or faxed to EDD.
DE 4809 – English
Application for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)
Initial application, completed by workers certified under a trade-affected company, to apply for participation in the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program.
DE 8309 – English
Reemployment And Eligibility Assessment Questionnaire
This form is sent to claimants who have been scheduled to attend a Reemployment And Eligibility Assessment (REA) appointment. Claimants must complete the form prior to the REA appointment and bring the completed form to the REA appointments.
DE 8531 – English DE 8531/S – Spanish
Sample Forms for Viewing Only
Notice of Unemployment Insurance Award
Provides claimants with specific monetary and eligibility information on their claim.
DE 429Z – English DE 429Z/CC – Chinese-Cantonese DE 429Z/CM – Chinese-Mandarin
DE 429Z/H – Hmong DE 429Z/L – Laotian DE 429Z/R – Russian DE 429Z/S – Spanish
DE 429Z/V – Vietnamese
Notice of Determination and/or Ruling
Mailed to employers and/or claimants. Contains information on a claimant’s eligibility for benefits. Review our FAQ for more information.
DE 1080CZ – English DE 1080CZ/CC – Chinese-Cantonese DE 1080CZ/CM – Chinese-Mandarin
DE 1080CZ/H – Hmong DE 1080CZ/L – Laotian DE 1080CZ/R – Russian DE 1080CZ/S – Spanish
DE 1080CZ/V – Vietnamese
Notice of Determination
Mailed to claimants to notify them of their ineligibility for unemployment insurance benefits and information on their appeal rights.
DE 1080MON – English/Spanish DE 1080MON/CC – Chinese-Cantonese
DE 1080MON/CM – Chinese-Mandarin DE 1080MON/H – Hmong DE 1080MON/L – Laotian
DE 1080MON/R – Russian DE 1080MON/V – Vietnamese
Notice of Unemployment Insurance Claim Filed (Claimant)
Provides claimants with a copy of their claim information as processed by the Department. This notice also advises claimants of their right to correct errors and/or omissions, and instructions on how to contact the Department. Review our FAQ for more information.
DE 1101CLMT – English DE 1101CLMT/CC – Chinese-Cantonese DE 1101CLMT/CM – Chinese-Mandarin
DE 1101CLMT/H – Hmong DE 1101CLMT/L – Laotian DE 1101CLMT/R – Russian
DE 1101CLMT/S – Spanish DE 1101CLMT/V – Vietnamese
Notice of Unemployment Insurance Claim Filed (Employer)
The DE 1101CZ is mailed to the last employer when a new claim is filed, or an existing claim is reopened. Specific information regarding the claimant will be entered on the form. The last employer completes portions of the form and returns it to EDD. (The version on this website is a sample only and should not be used to provide information to EDD.) Employers can also submit information in a letter. Include the claimant’s Social Security Number and use the return address on the DE 1101CZ, or DE 1545 for mailing. Review our FAQ for more information.
DE 1101CZ – English
Unemployment Insurance Application
This is a sample application for UI benefits to assist claimants in filing a claim in languages other than English or Spanish. The DE 1101I can only be printed and completed in English or Spanish, and either faxed or mailed to EDD to file a UI claim. The application is available in English or Spanish under Fill-In Forms.
DE 1101I/CC – Chinese-Cantonese DE 1101I/CM – Chinese-Mandarin DE 1101I/H – Hmong
DE 1101I/L – Laotian DE 1101I/R – Russian DE 1101I/V – Vietnamese
Request for Identity Verification
Notification advising the claimant that the Department is unable to verify his or her identity and identifying documents must be provided.
DE 1326C – English DE 1326C/CC – Chinese-Cantonese DE 1326C/CM – Chinese-Mandarin
DE 1326C/H – Hmong DE 1326C/L – Laotian DE 1326C/R – Russian DE 1326C/S – Spanish
DE 1326C/V – Vietnamese
Acceptable Documents for Identity Verification
List of documents that are acceptable for identity verification.
DE 1326CD – English DE 1326CD/CC – Chinese-Cantonese DE 1326CD/CM – Chinese-Mandarin
DE 1326CD/R – Russian DE 1326CD/V – Vietnamese
Request for Additional Information
Notice to employers requesting validation of information provided by a claimant.
DE 1326ER – English
Notice of Potential Overpayment
Mailed to claimants. Contains information on a potential overpayment where a claimant may have been overpaid UI benefits.
DE 1447 – English DE 1447/CC – Chinese-Cantonese DE 1447/CM – Chinese-Mandarin
DE 1447/H – Hmong DE 1447/L – Laotian DE 1447/R – Russian DE 1447/V – Vietnamese
Notice of Wages Used for Unemployment Insurance Claim
The DE 1545 is mailed to base period employers after the first payment has been made on a claim. Specific information regarding the claimant will be entered on the form. Base period employers complete portions of the form and return it to EDD. (The version on this website is a sample only and should not be used to provide information to EDD.) Employers can also submit information in a letter. Include the claimant’s Social Security Number and use the return address on the DE 1101CZ, or DE 1545 for mailing. Review our FAQ for more information.
DE 1545 – English
Explanations and Instructions for Notice of Wages Used for Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claim (DE 1545 - DE 1545T)
The DE 1545I provides employers with information about the Notice of Wages Used for Unemployment Insurance Claim and contains instructions about when and how employers should respond to the notice.
DE 1545I – English
Explanations and Instructions for Notice of Wages Used for Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claim (DE 1545R - DE 1545TR)
The DE 1545RI provides reimbursable employers with information about the Notice of Wages Used for Unemployment Insurance Claim and contains instructions about when and how employers should respond to the notice.
DE 1545RI – English
Continued Claim Form
This is a sample of the Continued Claim Form for Unemployment Insurance (UI) claimants to use to certify for UI Benefits.
DE 4581FO – English DE 4581FO/CF – Chinese DE 4581FO/S – Spanish
Notice of Exhausted Unemployment Benefits
Informational notice for claimants who have collected all available regular and extended benefits. The notice suggests community resources which may be helpful to claimants and their families.
DE 6331BX-EXT – English/Spanish
End of the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Extension Program for Unemployment Benefits
Informational notice mailed to claimants advising of the end to the federal EUC extension program. The notice suggests community resources which may be helpful to claimants and their families.
DE 6331EU-EN2 – English DE 6331EU-EN2/S/ – Spanish
End of the Fourth Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Extension (Tier 4 Extension Benefits)
Informational notice mailed to claimants certifying for benefits on a Tier 3 federal extension and qualified for the Deferred New Claim Payment Program advising of the end to the Tier 4 federal extension. The notice suggests community resources which may be helpful to claimants and their families.
DE 6331EUZ-DNCP1 – English DE 6331EUZ-DNCP1/S – Spanish
End of the Fourth Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Extension (Tier 4 Extension Benefits)
Informational notice mailed to claimants certifying for benefits on a Tier 3 federal extension advising of the end to the Tier 4 federal extension. The notice suggests community resources which may be helpful to claimants and their families.
DE 6331EUZ-EN1 – English DE 6331EUZ-EN1/S – Spanish
Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment Appointment Notice
This form is used to notify claimants of a scheduled re-employment and eligibility assessment appointment.
DE 8530 – English DE 8530/S – Spanish
Critical Information About Cuts to Federal Extension Benefits
This notification provides information about the sequestration reduction cuts to federal extension benefits.
DE 6331SEQ – English and Spanish
How Unemployment Benefits Are Computed
An informational sheet, or “EDD Fact Sheet” that provides details on the Standard Base Period and Alternate Base Period.
DE 8714AB – English DE 8714AB/S – Spanish
Work Sharing Program
An informational sheet, or “EDD Fact Sheet” that provides details on the Work Sharing program.
DE 8714BB – English
An informational sheet, or “EDD Fact Sheet” that provides details on the CalJOBSSM program.
DE 8714JS – English
Trade Adjustment Assistance
An informational sheet, or “EDD Fact Sheet” that provides details on Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA).
DE 8714X – English
Unemployment Insurance Alternate Base Period Program
An informational sheet, or “EDD Fact Sheet” that provides details on Alternate Base Period (ABP).
DE 8714Z – English
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