California Employment Development Department (EDD) Phone Number

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800-300-5616
Customer service
Current Wait: 15 mins (9m avg)
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-midnight EST; best time to call: 2pm
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Customer Number 800-300-5616 - by the Numbers

Phone number to dial800-300-5616
Call-back availableNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingClaims Department
Call center hoursMon-Fri 9am-midnight EST
Best time to dial2pm
Navigate phone maze to a humanPress 1, then 6, then 7, then 3, then your SS#, then 1 if your SS# is correct
Average wait
Current wait15
Rank (among phone numbers)1
Rank (overall)1
Alternate methodsphone, facebook, chat, web
Quality of communication70%
Quality of help63%
Customer votes4,851
Information last updatedThu May 13 2021 09:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

California Employment Development Department (EDD)'s Best Toll-Free/800 Customer Phone Number

This is California Employment Development Department (EDD)'s best phone number, the real-time current wait on hold and tools for skipping right through those phone lines to get right to a California Employment Development Department (EDD) agent. This phone number is California Employment Development Department (EDD)'s Best Phone Number because 28,428 customers like you used this contact information over the last 18 months and gave us feedback. Common problems addressed by the customer care unit that answers calls to 800-300-5616 include Re-open a claim, Speak to an agent, I'm currently out of state, Where is my claim?, File a claim and other customer service issues. The California Employment Development Department (EDD) call center that you call into has employees from California and is open Mon-Fri 9am-midnight EST according to customers. In total, California Employment Development Department (EDD) has 11 phone numbers. It's not always clear what is the best way to talk to California Employment Development Department (EDD) representatives, so we started compiling this information built from suggestions from the customer community. Please keep sharing your experiences so we can continue to improve this free resource.

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While 800-300-5616 is California Employment Development Department (EDD)'s best toll-free number, there are 14 total ways to get in touch with them. The next best way to talk to their customer support team, according to other California Employment Development Department (EDD) customers, is by calling their 619-525-4995 phone number for their Customer Service department. Besides calling, the next favorite option for customers looking for help is via 619-525-4995 for Customer Service. If you think this information is inaccurate or know of other ways to contact California Employment Development Department (EDD) please let us know so we can share with other customers. And you can click here if you want to compare all the contact information we've gathered for California Employment Development Department (EDD).

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