Federal extensions to the Rhode Island unemployment system in regards to anything pandemic related have officially ended as of 09/11/2021. However, the links below will take you directly to the information you need to establish a new claim.
To make an initial Rhode Island unemployment claim, or start a new claim: https://dlt.ri.gov/ui/index.php
To re-certify your current weekly claim: https://uionline.dlt.ri.gov/
to re-certify by phone: (401) 415-6772
A Frequently Asked Questions page at RI Unemployment: https://dlt.ri.gov/faq/