Pennsylvania
Unemployment Benefits

What is the maximum length of time you can collect unemployment benefits in Pennsylvania?

Answer

Wiki User
09/04/2014

Six months. Then if you qualify for the extension - another five months.

More precisely, 26 weeks (including waiting period) - extensions come in 13 week increments. Depending on your income status, many extensions will renew...there really isn't a definitive answer on 'how long' it will last.