The Oregon Employment Department (OED) works with ID.me to create a highly secure identity verification process that ensures you—and only you—will be able to access your benefits.
ID.me’s role in this partnership is exclusively regarding identity verification. ID.me does not approve unemployment claims or distribute funds to claimants. This article explains how to verify with ID.me for Oregon’s ED.
About the verification process
ID.me’s next-generation identity platform meets the highest federal standards for online identity proofing and authentication. During the verification process, you will be asked to share your information.
How to verify
Follow the steps below to verify your identity.
1. Begin with Oregon ED
If you received a notification from ED to verify your identity, visit the website referenced in the message, then select Verify with ID.me. If you didn’t receive an email from OED, go to OED’s ID.me site and select Verify with ID.me.
2. Verify your identity
You can verify your identity for unemployment benefits in Oregon using self-service or on a live video call. For steps to verify your identity, visit Verifying for state benefits.
After you verify
After you verify your ID.me account, you can log in to your Oregon ED account to view and manage your claim.
Manage your ID.me account
After creating your ID.me account, you can also manage your account settings.
- Change or add email addresses to your account
- Reset your password
- If you can’t access your ID.me account email address, need to reset your password, or see an error message, visit I can't sign in to my account