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American Rescue Plan (ARP) Press Release KDOL is currently reviewing the unemployment extension provisions contained in H.R. 133. These extended provisions will provide additional unemployment compensation to unemployed Kansans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. They also include new requirements that must be met to qualify to receive benefits from the federal programs outlined within the act.

All required forms need to be completed and returned to the Kansas Unemployment Contact Center as indicated on the form. Before submitting the form you must complete the fillable areas indicated in light blue boxes. Once completed we suggest saving a copy on your computer or print a copy for your records. When you're ready to submit the form(s) please select one of the options indicated on the form. Many of the forms will provide options such as mail, fax or upload to the portal.

Please be advised, if you choose:

  • Mail: sign the form(s) before sending to the Contact Center
  • Fax: print all the pages and send both sides of the form(s) if you have written information on the back of the page.
  • Portal: be sure to save the form(s) as a DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, CSV, JPEG, JPG, PNG or PDF
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PUA Request for Information – Worked Outside the State of Kansas (K-PUA 730): You have indicated on your initial claim that you worked outside the state of Kansas in the last 18 months. Additional information is required to determine your eligibility for benefits. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Note: All PUA forms must be uploaded it portal located in your PUA account.

Unsworn Declaration of Payments Not Received/Identity Theft (K-FRD 100): If you received a 1099-G form for a claim that you did not receive payment for due to identity theft, fill out a request on the KDOL Self-Service Portal under “Dispute my 1099”, making sure to check the box for “I want to dispute my 1099” and upload this completed form to declare you did not receive the benefits that were stated on your 1099-G form issued from the Kansas Department of Labor. 

Note: 1099-G Tax Forms are mailed out each year in January to claimants who received unemployment insurance benefits the previous year. To request a new 1099-G to be mailed to you, log into GetKansasBenefits.gov and click REQUEST 1099-G REPRINT.

Able and Available Statement: Medical Condition or Workers Compensation (K-BEN 31): Fill out this form if you have a medical condition or have accepted workers compensation benefits. This form will help indicate if you are able and available to work. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Alien Employment Statement (K-BEN 3117-A): If you have indicated that you are not a U.S. citizen, fill out this form to provide more information on your Alien status. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim. Attach a copy of your alien card (front and back).

Availability Statement (K-BEN 32): You indicated you have limitations that may prevent you from accepting work or may limit your availability to work. This form will help KDOL better understand what your limitations are. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Back Pay Award – Claimant (K-BEN 3111): If you received a back pay award from your employer, fill out this form to provide more information. Return this form by the due date listed on the mailed form to avoid a possible denial of payment.

Bonus Pay – Claimant (K-BEN 3121): If you have indicated that you have or will receive bonus pay from your employer, fill out this form to provide more information. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Claimant Separation Statement (K-BEN 3110): Complete all fields on both sides and return the completed form at least 3 days before your scheduled call. This information will be used to determine whether you are entitled to unemployment benefits.

Health Care Provider’s Certification (K-BEN 312): You have determined you have a medical condition that may limit your ability to work. Health care information is required to determine if you are eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. Take this form to your health care provider for completion and then sign the certification. Return this form within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Income Tax Withholding Agreement (K-BEN 233): Unemployment benefits are taxable income under state and federal law. You have the option of having income taxes withheld from your weekly unemployment benefits. To do so, you must complete the Agreement to Withhold Taxes section in this document and return the form to the Unemployment Contact Center. To end a current withholding, complete the Request to Cancel Withholdings section in this document and return the form to the Unemployment Contact Center.

Job Refusal - Claimant (K-BEN 3118): If you have refused a job offer while receiving unemployment benefits, you are required to provide more information on the job and your reasoning for refusing it. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Labor Dispute Statement (K-BEN 314): If you are a part of a labor dispute with your employer and are not working because of it, you will need to provide more information to determine if you are eligible for unemployment benefits. Complete and return this form within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Pension Statement (K-BEN 3113): The Kansas Employment Security Law requires that certain pensions and retirement benefits be deducted from unemployment insurance payments. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Reasonable Assurance Statement (K-BEN 3136): If you are or were a school employee, you are required to provide additional information on your employment history. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Request for Disclosure of Tax/Benefit Information (K-RM 002): You have the right to request additional information regarding benefit or tax information. Fill out this form and return to KDOL.

Request for Disclosure of Tax/Benefit Information - Media (K-RM 003): Claimants can release unemployment insurance claimant information to a third party on the basis of informed consent. This request must be submitted to KDOL by the third party who will be receiving this information.

Request for Information – Ability to Work (K-BEN 5691): Additional information is required to determine your eligibility for benefits. Complete and return this form within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

School Attendance (K-BEN 317): You have indicated that you are currently attending or enrolled to attend school or training. In order to determine your eligibility for unemployment benefits, you must complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Self Employment Statement (K-BEN 3120): If you are self-employed, you are required to provide additional information regarding your self-employment. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Separation Pay - Claimant (K-BEN 3123): If you have or will receive separation, termination, severance or other similar pay, you are required to provide additional information to KDOL. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Substitute School Employee Statement (K-BEN 3137): If you are or were a substitute school employee, you are required to provide additional information on your employment history. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Warn Act – Claimant (K-BEN 3115): If you have received or receive WARN Act payment from an employer, you are required to provide additional information to KDOL. Complete this form and return it within seven days of the date you filed your claim.

Worked Full-Time (K-BEN 230): You reported on your weekly claim for unemployment insurance benefits that you worked 40 or more hours during the week being claimed. Additional information is required to determine your eligibility to receive benefits for this week. Complete and return this form so that it is received within seven days of the date you filed your claim

Work Search Activity Log (K-BEN 987): You must perform three work search activities each week in order to maintain your eligibility for unemployment benefits. Two of those work search activities each week must be an application for employment or submission of a resume. Other activities could include additional job applications, attendance at job fairs, resume review courses, Workforce Center services, browsing job posting websites, etc. We recommend that you keep a written record of your work search activities. We may ask you to provide the details of your work search to ensure you are meeting all eligibility requirements.