How Do I Fill Out an EDD Form in California?

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EDD, or the Employment Development Department, is part of the state of California’s labor department. If you need to file an unemployment claim because you’ve recently been laid off or lost your job, this is the branch of government where you do so within the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency.

There are a few different ways that you can file an unemployment claim with EDD. You can do so by phone, by regular mail, by fax or by filling out the required forms on the EDD website. Because many people have internet access, using the EDD website is perhaps the most common and convenient way to fill out all of the EDD forms for unemployment. Read on to learn about the different steps you need to take to fill out the relevant EDD forms and questionnaires to file your unemployment claim in California.