Am I entitled to daily allowance?

In order to be entitled to earnings-related daily unemployment allowance, you must meet the membership and employment conditions. You must have been

  • a member of the unemployment fund for at least 26 weeks
  • and have worked for at least 18 hours a week for 26 calendar weeks (Mon–Sun) as a member of an unemployment fund.

Please note: The length of the employment condition for earnings-related unemployment allowance will be doubled in September 2024. At the same time, the employment condition will become income-based. Read more: Changes to unemployment security in 2024

Further information: Conditions for earnings-related daily allowance.