Employer Account Registration

Welcome to employer account registration for Kentucky Unemployment Insurance. Please read the information below and select the filing option which describes your situation:

I am a new employer in Kentucky. I did not acquire all or part of an existing business.

Click here to register online.

I acquired all or part of an existing business and have become an employer in Kentucky for the first time.

Click here to download form UI-1, Application for Unemployment Insurance Employer Reserve Account. You will need to complete and return this form to the Division of Unemployment Insurance. You cannot register on-line at this time.

I already have a Kentucky employer reserve account (whether or not is it active), and I have acquired all or part of another business.

Click here to download form UI-21, Report of Change in Ownership. You will need to complete and return this form to the Division of Unemployment Insurance. You cannot register on-line at this time.

I already have an inactive Kentucky employer reserve account and I have resumed employment and need to reinstate my account. (I did not acquire another business.)

Click here to reinstate your account on-line.

You can also obtain forms and assistance by calling the Tax Status Section at (502) 564-2272.