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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

SDI Online

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Important Change to How You Access SDI Online

Starting October 16, 2017, to access SDI Online you will need to complete a one-time registration for Benefit Programs Online. To get started, returning SDI Online users should select Use Existing Account from the Benefit Programs Online login page.

If you do not remember your SDI Online username or email address, or are a new user, select Register.

SDI Online is your fast, convenient, and secure way to submit your Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) claims and forms online.

SDI Online reduces claim processing time, provides online confirmation of submitted forms, decreases costs in paper and postage, and includes security safeguards to detect and manage fraud and abuse. For added convenience, a mobile-friendly version, SDI Online Mobile is available for your smartphone and tablet.

Log In or Register - Benefit Programs Online

The Employment Development Department’s online benefit services, such as SDI Online, are accessed through Benefit Programs Online. Select Benefit Programs Online below to log in or to register for access.


SDI Online Hours of Operation

SDI Online provides customers with online options that are simple to use and available when you need them.

CustomerServiceAvailable Days and Hours
Claimants Registration Monday – Saturday, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
File Claims 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
View Payment History
Submit Forms
Address Updates
Access Claim Information
Physicians/Practitioners & Representatives Registration Monday – Saturday, 4 a.m. – 12 midnight and Sunday, 4 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Submit DI and PFL Claim Certifications
View Claim Certification History
View Claim for Benefits
Employers Registration 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Access Notice of Claim Filed Forms
Submit Notice of Claim Filed Forms