For more information about OAH, see our 2023 Annual Report

Rules Update: CR-103P Filing for Chapter 10-16 WAC

How long will my unemployment appeal take?

View the dashboard for the Employment Security Department cases. This dashboard shows the average processing time for appeals, including:

  • The total time from filing the appeal (at ESD) to getting your decision (from OAH)

  • The time at OAH

  • Additional case information

Impact of Coronavirus and Other Contagions at OAH

The state and federal public health emergency proclamations for COVID-19 ended. However, COVID-19 and other coronaviruses, noroviruses and other contagions remain workplace safety hazards. In order to protect public health and OAH staff, we expect that:

  • If you are sick or in a known contagious period, you will not come to an OAH facility or an in-person hearing.
  • If you cannot safety come in person, you will contact the Customer Service Center to make alternative arrangements. Call (360) 407-2700 or toll free (800) 583-8271.

Masks are available at our reception counter at your request.