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’.

On Sunday, July 4, 2021, the Maryland Division of Unemployment Insurance (DUI) reinstated a requirement that regular unemployment insurance claimants must actively search for work to maintain their eligibility for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits. Individuals who are receiving benefits under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) programs will also be required to search for work beginning Sunday, July 18, 2021.


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.