Benefit Programs Online Overview and Registration for new Users
Welcome to benefit programs online. We’ll walk you through the process of registering for benefit programs online which is a single login to access your unemployment disability, paid family leave benefits, employers medical providers.
Voluntary plans will also use benefit programs online to access SDI online. After creating this account, you’ll have a convenient way to navigate between your UI online account for unemployment insurance benefits and SDI online for disability insurance and paid family leave benefits.
To get started, you’ll need your email address. If you don’t already have an email account, you’ll need to create one. There are many free options available. Your email should also be a personal email used only by you. You’ll start by creating a benefit programs online account. Benefit programs online is a secure single login to connect you with unemployment insurance, disability insurance and paid family leave benefits services.
Each account has a mobile version. That’s better suited for smart phones and tablets since this is your first time creating a benefit programs online account select register. Review the information on this page and select “I agree” to continue. Next you’ll create your profile.
You’ll start by entering in your email address and creating a password. When creating your password, be sure to follow the password requirements shown here. Never share your password with anyone. You will also need to select four security questions and provide your answers to the questions in the answer fields. Make sure you save these questions and answers in case you need to recover your password.
In addition, select an image and provide a personal image caption your personal image. Caption is a word or phrase of your choice and is not a password. Next time you log in this image and caption will be displayed to assure you.
On the official benefit programs online website, at the bottom of the page, select a set of images that will display. Selecting all the images as instructed and selecting verify an audio option is also available which allows you to hear and type in a set of numbers. You’ll only need to perform this step.
When registering for the first time or when requesting to reset your password after completing this screen, select “next” to continue. Review the information you provided. If you want to make changes to any of your answers, select “previous” to go back and make changes.
When you’re ready, select “submit registration” to continue. You’re almost done registering for your benefit programs online account.
The EDD will send an email to the address you provided with further instructions. Open the email and select the link included in the message. If you do not select the link within 48 hours, it will expire and you have to start the registration process again.
Your registration will be complete once you have selected the link in the email. If you do not receive this email message, check your junk or spam folder.
Once you select the link, you’ll be directed to this page which confirms your successful registration for benefit programs online. Select “login” to be taken to the login page, enter your email address and then select login to ensure that you on the official benefit programs online login screen verify your personal image and personal caption. They should match the ones you selected, then enter your password and select “login”. You’ve done to create or access your UI online account.
Select UI online or UI online mobile to file and access your disability insurance benefits or to file for paid family leave benefits, select SDI online or SDI online mobile. We hope you can learn to register for benefit programs online. We invite you to visit our department website for more information.