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NYS DOL is using’s secure online technology to verify the identity of some unemployment insurance (UI) and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) applicants. This new tool allows New Yorkers to safely and efficiently submit their identity documentation. If you receive an email, text, or letter from NYS DOL about, follow the instructions – even if you previously submitted your ID documentation through mail, fax, or our online system. 

If you receive the communication and have not applied for benefits, please do NOT fill out the form. Instead, report that you received the email, text, or letter to NYS DOL at You will receive an email confirmation that NYS DOL has received your report – you do not need to speak to a representative to report fraud.

For more information about verifying your identity with, watch this video and visit the support page.