The Unemployment Insurance web is a Federal Government tool that allows you to apply for the benefit by computer, without leaving your home. Partially made available in 2017, the system became 100% online at the end of 2018. The worker who was fired can enter via the Internet, providing the necessary documents and filling in his personal information in an electronic form. See below how the online service works.
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Who can apply for unemployment insurance web
Unemployment Insurance can be requested online by any formal worker dismissed without just cause and who meets the other requirements of the benefit. There are also the special modalities Fisherman Craft, Professional Qualification Scholarship, Domestic Employee and Rescued Worker (from a forced regime or slave labor).
To apply, you only need the Insurance application number, which appears in the document delivered by the employer at the time of termination or by the Federal Government in special concession situations. The order can be placed completely online, as long as there are no inconsistencies. The system analyzes the person's documents that are already in the Government's database and informs, on the spot, whether the benefit can be granted automatically or not.
Worker needs the application number to apply for unemployment insurance online Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
To apply for unemployment insurance via the Internet, just access the Emprega Brasil Portal (servicos.mte.gov.br) and click on I want to register. If the worker already has a login of the Ministry of Labor (the agency was extinguished in 2019, but the services are still active in the old domain), just go to J I have a registration and enter the password.
Those who are still registered must enter personal data, such as social security number, name and phone number, and answer some questions about working life and social security. It is also possible to register through Internet banking of accredited banks: Banco do Brasil, Banese, Banrisul, Bradesco, Ita, Caixa Econmica Federal, Santander and Sicoob. In addition, there is the possibility of using a digital certificate.
Accessing the Unemployment Insurance application platform requires a quick online registration Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Once you have access to the account, you need to click on Request Unemployment Insurance and inform the application number that is in the notice of dismissal. Then, just follow the eight steps presented on the screen, confirm the request and obtain a receipt at the end of the process.
Deadline to obtain the benefit
If the online application is granted automatically, the deposit of the installments starts within 30 days from the date of release by the system. The number of installments varies from three to five months, with value and quantity varying according to the worker's history.
If the system finds any need to validate the documentation, the citizen must schedule a visit to a face-to-face post and take the requested papers to complete the request, as well as in the rule that was in force until 2017. In this case, the 30-day period for eventual The granting of the benefit only begins to count from the day on which the attendant makes the in-person release.
Insurance application process involves the choice of training courses Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
What does Unemployment Insurance include?
The benefits offered by Unemployment Insurance extend beyond the monthly deposits. In addition to these values, which vary according to the average of the last salaries, since 2011 the Federal Government has been offering free qualification courses and job search according to the worker's professional profile.
The choice of courses and job search are part of the eight-step process of applying for the benefit on the Internet before, services were offered only when the citizen went to a face-to-face service station.
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