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In order to use our Online Services to file an unemployment insurance claim, certify for benefits, register or edit your direct deposit information or view your payment history, you must have a Username and Password. If you have previously registered with the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) using this system and created a Username and Password, please enter them below.

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Click here if you forgot your Username and/or Password.

Click here if you would like to change your Password.

If you have not established a Username and Password, click here to Register.

Important Information

  • Do Not Reveal Your Username and Password to Anyone

    Your Username and Password grant access to the Unemployment Insurance Online Services. Your Username and Password have the same legal authority as your signature. Do not share your Username and Password with anyone. If you believe someone knows your Username and Password contact Claimant Services Center at (800)244-5631.