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In order to best protect confidential and other important data, the ODJFS website will no longer support several outdated web browsers. Effective December 5, Internet Explorer 6 or older, Opera 4 or older and Netscape Navigator will no longer work on ODJFS sites that are https-enabled. Individuals can download the most recent version of Internet Explorer here and the most recent version of Opera here.

Repay Overpayment

The claimant is required to immediately repay the overpaid benefits and any mandatory penalty. Listed below are the methods available and information a claimant will need when submitting a repayment.

Note: If the overpayment is certified to the Attorney General of Ohio for collection activity, please contact them 888-246-0488 for repayment instructions or click here

Repayment by bank draft: A fee of $1.50 is charged. Information needed when making a repayment by bank draft or electronic funds withdraw:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact Number
  • Bank Account Number
  • Bank Routing Number
  • Claimant ID (located on the overpayment determination) or Last Four Digits of Your Social Security Number 

CLICK HERE TO MAKE PAYMENT

Repayment by credit card: A fee of 2.79% is charged on all transactions. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and Discover cards. Information needed when making the repayment by credit card:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact Number
  • Credit Card
  • Claimant ID (located on the overpayment determination) or Last Four Digits of Your Social Security Number 

CLICK HERE TO MAKE PAYMENT

Repayment by mail: To ensure proper credit, be sure to include the claimant’s ID (located on the overpayment determination) and/or the last four digits of social security number on any repayment.  Mail the repayment to: 

     Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
     P.O. Box 182059
     Columbus, Ohio 43218-2059

If you have any questions or concerns about making a repayment, please call 614-995-5691, option #3.