Department of Employment Services

DC Agency Top Menu

The Department of Employment Services (DOES) and the American Job Centers will be closed on Friday, September 27, 2019 for Professional Development Training.
DOES and the American Job Centers will resume their regular schedule on Monday, September 30, 2019 at 8:30 am.

-A +A
Bookmark and Share

Frequently Requested Contact Information

This list includes frequently requested contact information throughout the Office of Unemployment Compensation:



Telephone Number


Web site/Email Address


General Tax Information 202-698-7550
Tax Division – Registration 202-698-7550 [email protected]
Tax Division – Accounting 202-698-7550  
Tax Division – Electronic Filing Instructions  
Benefits Division – General Information 202-698-5111
Benefits Division – Claims Information 202-698-5111
Benefits Division – Charge Protests 202-698-5111 [email protected]
Wage and Hour Division 202-671-1880
Worker Compensation Division 202-671-1000
E verify (Worker Authorization) 800-791-1427
District of Columbia New Hire Reporting 202-671-1880
Office of Tax and Revenue Business Registration 202-727-4829
American Job Center – Headquarters 202-724-2337
American Job Center – Northeast 202-576-3092
American Job Center – Northwest 202-442-4577
American Job Center – Southeast 202-741-7747
Summer Youth Employment Program 202-698-3492
DOES Equal Employment Opportunity Program 202-671-0891  [email protected]
Office of Administrative Hearings 202-442-9094
DC Chamber of Commerce 202-347.7201
Shared Work Unemployment Compensation Program   [email protected]
SIDES 202-698-7522
[email protected]