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How long will you pay me unemployment?

The duration of the benefit for cease of activity is regulated by law which states that it is based on the periods worked subject to contributions within the 48 months prior to the unemployment situation and, at a very minimum, 12 of them must be continuous and prior to the situation.

There is a table that lists the months of contributions with the corresponding number of months you may collect unemployment.

Quote PeriodDuration
12 to 17 months4
18 to 23 months6
24 to 29 months8
30 to 35 months10
36 to 42 months12
43 to 47 months16
With 48 months24