Video demonstration and instructions on how to use the ODJFS Login:


ODJFS Login Step by Step Directions:

  1. Visit the following link to get to the Office of Unemployment Login section. https://unemployment.ohio.gov/PublicSelfServiceChoice.html
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page where you'll find a picture of a woman reading the want ads, below the picture is a link that says "unemployed workers" click this.
  3. At the bottom of the "Release Information" section, click "I agree".
  4. Now you are on the Login page. Enter your username (your social security number) and your PIN number.
  5. Then click the gray Login button.


Did this not work? I'm so sorry. Let's see if we can figure out why. First, make sure your caps lock key is not pressed. Now try again, typing slowly and carefully. If it still does not work let's work on resetting your ODJFS Login PIN number.




ODJFS Login PIN Number Reset Directions:

  1. Click on the "request your lost/forgotten PIN" link.
  2. Now you will need to go through an Authentication process. Enter your User Name/SSN into the box provided.
  3. Click Next
  4. If you successfully complete the steps necessary to reset your PIN, your new PIN will be sent via U.S. Mail or Email, according to your current preference.  Your preference of U.S. Mail or Email correspondence is maintained on the Personal Information screen.  This screen can be accessed from the claimant main menu or by calling your processing center.   


Still having trouble? I'm sorry. It's probably best if you contact us directly so we can help you. That's often the simplest way to access your information. Choose from one of the following contact options.


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