> South Dakota Unemployment Insurance
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet South Dakota's eligibility requirements.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in South Dakota during the past 12 to 18 months and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and available for work each week that you are collecting benefits.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
In order to establish your unemployment claim, please call the Telephone Claims Center at:
For more information, please visit our web site at:
South Dakota Department of Labor