State Disability Insurance – Employer Resources

California State Disability Insurance (SDI) is a partial wage-replacement insurance plan for eligible California workers. More than 18 million California workers are covered by the SDI program. The SDI program is state-mandated and funded through employee payroll deductions.

We offer various methods for you to find services, information, and resources about State Disability Insurance (SDI).

Use SDI Online to manage and respond to Disability Insurance (DI) claims. For more information, visit Benefit Programs Online and SDI Online.

Note: Employers are unable to submit PFL-related information using SDI Online. Employers should return the Notice of Paid Family Leave (PFL) Claim Filed (DE 2503F) by mail.

You can also access these employer SDI Online resources:

Last Revised: 3/1/2021

Register for Benefit Programs Online

Creating an account is an important step in this process. With Benefit Programs Online, you can apply for Disability Insurance (DI) and manage your claim in SDI Online.

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