Welcome to the Maryland Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance BEACON system. To login to your account enter your username and password below and select ‘Login’.

Important Notice: The “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021,” a federal COVID-19 relief package that extends the CARES Act and the CAUW Act programs, was signed into law in March 2021. The four federal PUA, PEUC, FPUC, and MEUC unemployment insurance programs are extended in Maryland until the week ending Saturday, September 4, 2021. For more information, please visit MDUnemployment.com


Click here to file an unemployment insurance claim if you do not have an existing account.

Click here to activate your existing unemployment insurance account. If you activated your account in the One-Stop application, you will access your BEACON account with the same username and password.