File for unemployment benefits between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m.

Filing online remains the fastest way for Michiganders to apply for unemployment benefits at Michigan.gov/UIA.

The Unemployment Insurance Agency urges Michiganders to file during off-peak hours to avoid longer load times. Users are asked to be patient and not click more than once to reload a page. Filing online remains the fastest way for Michiganders to apply for unemployment benefits. And filing during off-peak times is even faster.

Off-peak hours: 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.

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