1. Are you out of work or working less than normal because of COVID-19?
ou recently denied for unemployment because you hadn’t worked 680 hours?
u work, but worked fewer than 680 hours in Washington in the past 18 months?
Were you diagnosed with COVID-19, severely ill and unable to work?
Are you showing symptoms of COVID-19 and are either waiting for
results of a test or seeking medical attention?
Are you at high risk AND a medical provider has told you to stay home?
Are you caring for a family member or dependent who has COVID-19?
Do you have a family member or dependent who is showing symptoms of COVID-19
and is seeking medical attention?
Do you have a family member or dependent who is high risk, lives with you and
is staying home for their protection?
re you caring for a high-risk person who has been advised to stay home
as your child’s school been closed and you are unable to find child care?
12. Is y
our workplace closed because of an official order or a case of COVID-19,
and you are unable to work from home?
e you self-employed?
one of these statements apply to me. If none apply, select Yes.
• I quit m
y job for reasons unrelated to COVID-19.
• I quit m
y job just to collect unemployment benefits.
• I am cur
rently receiving vacation leave, sick leave or paid time off.
• I can work from home but am choosing not to.
Do I qualify for expanded unemployment
benefits related to the COVID-19 pandemic?
If you answered Yes to ANY questions 1-13, and YES to question 14, you are likely eligible for
unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you answered No to ALL of these
questions, you might not be eligible. If you think you are eligible under the expanded benefits,
please wait to apply and sign up for action alerts on our COVID-19 page. We will notify you with
details about expanded benefits, how to get ready to apply and when to apply.
The Employment Security Department is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals
with disabilities. Language assistance services for limited English proficient individuals are available free of charge. Washington Relay Service: 711