You cannot claim for a given week more than a week later either online or using Tel-Service.
So, if you miss claiming benefits for a week during which you were unemployed, you can request credit for this week by secure message, fax or regular mail. To submit a request by secure message, sign in to your account at www.labor.ny.gov/signin and click on the envelope icon at the upper right corner of the My Online Services page.
To fax your request, send to(###) ###-####
By mail send to: ***** ***** State Department of Labor PO Box 15130 Albany, NY###-##-####/p>
Be sure to include the beginning and ending dates of the time period for which you did not claim benefits and the reason you did not claim benefits promptly in your request. Also, include the last four digits of your Social Security number on the upper right corner.
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