California Employment Development Department (EDD) Phone Number

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800-300-5616
Customer service
Current Wait: 20 mins (16m avg)
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-midnight EST; best time to call: 9:30am
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I need to change my address asap
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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 dial9:30am
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 wait20
Rank (among phone numbers)1
Rank (overall)1
Alternate methodsphone, facebook, chat, web
Quality of communication56%
Quality of help89%
Customer votes4,877
Information last updatedThu Nov 19 2020 09:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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

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