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For Immediate Release
Date: June 15, 2021
Contact: Lieutenant Benjamin Blick
Telephone: 316.660.3880

KDOL Identity Verification Partnership - Update


DATE:                                                June 15, 2021

AGENCY:                                          SEDGWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

LOCATION:                                       WICHITA/SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS

TELEPHONE:                                   (316) 660-3900

CONTACT:                                        Sheriff Jeff Easter


As of June 14, 2021, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office has assisted approximately 300 claimants through the KDOL Identity Verification process. We will continue to assist the public and KDOL with this process in an effort to accelerate unemployment benefits to eligible Kansans.  


Claimants interested in completing the KDOL Identity Verification process are urged to visit the nearest participating law enforcement agency. A list of participating agencies is located at 


In order to complete the identity verification, claimants must provide documents that establish identity and employment authorization. For most claimants a state issued picture ID or driver’s license as well as their social security card or certified copy of their birth certificate is required. For a list of acceptable documents visit



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If the claimant wishes to have their unemployment benefits deposited directly to their banking account they will need to provide the bank routing number as well as their account number on the Identity Verification form.  


The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s office is excited about being able to assist victims during this time of need and is happy to assist the Kansas Department of Labor in achieving their goals of providing service to Kansans applying for unemployment benefits.


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