How to Get an Unemployment Extension in Michigan

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Unemployed residents of Michigan facing the expiration of benefits can file for an extension. To qualify for extended unemployment benefits, Michigan residents must meet specific criteria.

Visit the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency website to see if you qualify for extended benefits. Among the criteria are that you've exhausted all previous benefits and you were not disqualified for benefits for reasons ranging from failing to accept work to illegal drug use.

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Apply for extended benefits if you qualify. Click on "File an EUC or EB Extension" on the Michigan UIA home page. Click on "Continue" at the bottom of the next page.


Fill out the online form to request an extension. You'll need to input your Social Security number and your MARVIN pin number.