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Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC)

National Office

Antonio Rios, Acting Director
Kristina Hall, Branch Chief of Operations for Policy, Regulations and Procedures
Linda Aguilar, Branch Chief of Financial Management, Insurance and Assessment

U.S. Department of Labor OWCP/DLHWC
Frances Perkins Building, Room S-3229
200 Constitution Ave NW
Washington DC 20210

Phone: 202-513-6809

Effective May 4, 2020, the Longshore program of the OWCP changed to a single phone number to reach the national office and any suboffice in the Eastern, Western and Southern compensation districts.

Using the OWCP case number, our new advanced routing of calls will directly connect callers to the assigned claims examiner.

Using an injured worker's date of birth and social security number, will allow callers to receive the OWCP case number.

Electronic submission of all documents

https://seaportal.dol-esa.gov/portal

Please use the SEAPortal to upload documents for existing cases and for case create forms for the creation of cases.

For submission of case create forms please use the SEAPortal or

Case Create Forms Fax: (202) 513-6814

Submission of documents via postal mail:

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Office of Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation
Central Mail Receipt Site
400 West Bay Street, Room 63A, Box 28
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Effective April 6, 2020, the operation of the Longshore Program of the OWCP consolidated offices into one of three newly established compensation districts.

The Secretary established three compensation districts - Eastern, Western and Southern, and each district has suboffices. Effective with this change the newly established districts will have jurisdiction over cases under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) and its extensions. The structure of the new compensation districts are:

Eastern District

Boston Suboffice
Office Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Eastern Time

New York Suboffice
Office Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Eastern Time

Norfolk Suboffice
Office Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Eastern Time

Southern District

Jacksonville Suboffice
Office Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Eastern Time

New Orleans Suboffice
Office Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Central Time

Houston Suboffice
Office Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Central Time

Western District

San Francisco Suboffice
Office Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Pacific Time

Seattle Suboffice
Office Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Pacific Time

Long Beach Suboffice
Office Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Pacific Time