Apply for and certify your claim here.
PHISHING ALERT: A new text message scam claiming to have payments available in a copycat website of the MyBenefits Portal is going around. If you receive a message asking you to click on a link that is NOT associated or verified by DEW, then please disregard it and help us share this message.
We make nightly changes to the claimant system (the MyBenefits Portal) from 11 pm – 3 am and the system will be temporarily unavailable.
The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce is here to help you move from unemployment to reemployment. Our goal is to match job seekers with employers quickly, efficiently and effectively.
From unemployment insurance benefits to personalized reemployment services, our agency provides robust services to support South Carolina's labor force and economic development.
What's coming with the new system:
This is a reminder that claimants receiving UI benefits are required to complete two weekly work searches in SC Works Online Services (SCWOS) in order to remain eligible for benefits. Need assistance? Resources are available here!