Reemployment Assistance Benefits

Temporary wage benefits for those out of work through no fault of their own.

Florida’s Reemployment Assistance System, popularly known as Unemployment Insurance or Unemployment Compensation, is administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.


Applicants may apply online or by paper if having trouble accessing or submitting online.  Click a link below to download and print an application to complete and mail or choose a fillable form which must be printed and mailed.

Standard Form:

Fillable Form:

Paper applications should be mailed to:
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
P.O. Box 5350
Tallahassee, FL 32314-5350

Additionally,  work search, online work registration and waiting week requirements have been waived for Reemployment Assistance applications.

Visit Keep Floridians First for resources for those faced with unemployment due to COVID-19.


DEO’s Virtual System operates Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  and weekends from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST.  Contact the following for more information:

General Information:  800-204-2418 or

How to file a claim: 800-681-8102 or

Create a PIN: 800-297-0586


Marion County

2703 NE 14th St. Ocala, FL 34470

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 840-5700 | (800) 434-5627

Citrus County

683 S. Adolph Point Lecanto, FL 34461

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 249-3278 | (800) 434-5627

Levy County

2175 NW 11th Dr. Chiefland, FL 32626

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 493-6813 | (800) 434-5627

Corporate Office

3003 SW College Road, Suite 205, Ocala, FL 34474

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 873-7939 | (800) 746-9950