Contact Employment Security

For help with your unemployment-insurance benefits claim, you must call the claims center.  No other staff are authorized to answer claims questions. The unemployment insurance claims center can be reached at 800-318-6022.

To find the most helpful contact information, please select the category that you most closely match:

General contact information:

Agency headquarters

Mailing address
P.O. Box 9046
Olympia, WA 98507

Street address
212 Maple Park Ave. SE
Olympia, WA 98501-2347

Phone number

WorkSource offices

Go to the WorkSource website to find the WorkSource location nearest you.

Claims center

Phone number
800-318-6022 (toll free)

Secure online form

Claims centers are call centers and do not have services for walk-in customers. 

If you need to use phones or computers to apply for benefits or file a weekly claim, WorkSource offices have phones and computers with internet connection available for use. Find a WorkSource office near you.

Tax center

Go to the tax center web page for mailing addresses and fax numbers by topic.

Mailing address
For tax rate, penalties or benefits claimed by a former employee
Experience Rating/Benefits Charging Unit
P.O. Box 9046
Olympia, WA 98507

Phone numbers
Persons with hearing or speaking impairments can call Washington Relay Service 711

Mailing addresses and fax numbers for employers regarding employee-benefit claims

Additional contacts:
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