New Hampshire Unemployment Benefits Calculator

The latest figures for New Hampshire show an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020  
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New Hampshire unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the New Hampshire Department of Employment Stability for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  State of New Hampshire Department of Employment Stability (NHES)

Partially or totally unemployed through no fault of your own or have your hours of work significantly reduced.
Have been working in covered employment
You must be available for full time work
You must be able to perform full time work
You must actively look for full time work
You must file timely claims for benefits
You must participate in Re-employment services if selected by NH Employment Security
You must disclose whether or not you are required to make child support payments, or whether you owe an uncollected over-issuance of food stamp coupons.
You must report any refusals of work.

1-You must have minimum earnings in the Base period of at least $2,800 and you must have at least two calendar quarters with earnings of $1,400.
2-An individual who has received unemployment benefits during a Benefit Year is required to have earned $700 of wages in employment subject to the unemployment Compensation law.

Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers

How long can you claim benefits: 26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $32-$427

Determined by: Total of base pay wages

$700 Rule:  If you received benefits in a benefit year, and you wish to open a claim for additional benefits in a new benefits year, you must have earned at least $700 in covered employment since the effective date of the previous benefits year.