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Local Unemployment Offices

Unemployment Insurance Local Offices provide in-person help for customers with unemployment insurance claims. Telephones and computers are available for those who may not have access to a computer or telephone to file their claim.

Currently all offices are open by appointment only. You must schedule an appointment online at michigan.gov/uia.

  • Customers will not be seen without an appointment.
  • Twenty minute appointments are scheduled Monday - Thursday from 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday - 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Appointments may be scheduled up to one week in advance. 

If you are going to file an unemployment claim at the Unemployment Insurance Local Offices, please bring:

  • Your Social Security Number, your Driver's License Number or State Identification or your MARVIN PIN (if you have one)
  • If you are not a U.S. citizen or national, you will need your Alien Registration Number and the expiration date of your work authorization.
  • Names and addresses of employers you have worked for in the past 18 months including quarterly gross earnings and the last date of employment with each.

Unemployment Insurance Local Office hours and locations:

Benton Harbor - 401 8th St., Benton Harbor, MI 49022
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Detroit - 3024 W. Grand Blvd., Suite L-385, Detroit, MI 48202 
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Gaylord - 931 Otsego Avenue, Gaylord, MI 49735
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Grand Rapids - 3391 Plainfield NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Kalamazoo - 1601 South Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Lansing - 5217 Perry Robinson Circle, Lansing, MI 48911
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Marquette - 1498 O'Dovero Dr., Ste 2, Marquette, MI 49855
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Muskegon - 2700 Baker St., Muskegon Heights, MI 49444
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY 

Saginaw- 515 N. Washington Ave., Suite 100, Saginaw, MI 48607
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Sterling Heights - 43015 Hayes Rd., Sterling Heights, MI 48313
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Sault Ste. Marie - 1118 East Easterday Ave., Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Traverse City - 1209 South Garfield Avenue, Suite C, Traverse City, MI 49686
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY