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Oklahoma Unemployment Information

For unemployment benefits in Oklahoma, you basically need to do the following:

  • Register with the unemployment agency
  • Look for work each week and complete a minimum of two job contacts per week
  • Accurately document your work search and be prepared to submit accurate logs to the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
  • Register for work at the Oklahoma Workforce Portal

Documentation Requirements:

Weekly records should include a list of your work search activities, including:
  • Date of application
  • Company name and address
  • Person contacted
  • Telephone number of the employer
  • Type of work applied for
  • Method of contact and results of contact
Oklahoma requires that you certify your claims weekly online at https://unemployment.state.ok.us/ or by phone. It is required that you keep all employment search documents so that they can be provided if requested by Oklahoma.

Disclaimer: This is our best attempt at summarizing the rules in Oklahoma. For the official details, see Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.