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Deceased Claimants

You can request claim information for a UI claimant who has died by writing to:

New York State Department of Labor
P.O. Box 15130
Albany, NY 12212

The letter should include:

  1. Your name, address and phone number
  2. Your relation to the deceased
  3. The deceased's name and Social Security number
  4. What information you need
  5. A copy of the death certificate

Q. How do I request the release of money still in the Chase Direct Payment Card account of a deceased claimant?

A. If you are the executor or administrator of the claimant's estate, you must contact JP Morgan Chase directly.

Call Chase Customer Service toll-free at: (877) 221-1634

Customer Service will tell you how to submit the request.

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