USCIS Form I-9
Employment Eligibility Verification
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Form I-9 Section 1: Employee Information and Attestation
I-9 Instructions: English | Español


Employees must complete and sign Section 1 of Form I-9 no later than the first day of employment, but not before accepting a job offer.


ANTI-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE It is illegal to discriminate against
work-authorized individuals. Employers CANNOT specify which document(s) an employee may present to establish employment authorization and identity.The refusal to hire or continue to employ an individual because the documentation presented has a future expiration date may also constitute illegal discrimination.

For more information, call the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER) at in the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division at 1-800-255-7688 (employees), 1-800-255-8155 (employers), or 1-800-237-2515 (TTY), or visit https://www.justice.gov/crt/immigrant-and-employee-rights-section.


Employee Name and Identification

Employee Address and Contact Information

  • Enter your city, town or village in this field.

    If your residence is not located in a city, town or village, enter your country, township, reservation, etc., in this field. If you are a border commuter from Canada, enter your city and province in this field. If you are a border commuter from Mexico, enter your city and state in this field.

  • Select the abbreviation of your state or territory from the drop-down list. You may also type the first letter of the abbreviation and use the down arrow to select your state or territory.

    If you are a border commuter from Canada or Mexico, you should choose your country abbreviation, located at the end of the drop-down list.

  • Enter your 5-digit ZIP code in this field.

    If you are a border commuter from Canada or Mexico, enter your 5- or 6-digit postal code in this field.

Employee Employment Status

I am aware that federal law provides for imprisonment and/or fines for false statements or use of false documents in connection with the completion of this form.

I attest, under penalty of perjury, that I am (check one of the following):*

I Do Not Have My Documents Available At This Time  Your employer has requested that you select and enter your identity and work authorization document information at this time. If you do not have access to these documents, click the link to skip this step. You must still present these documents to your employer for examination when you begin work.   

Employment Verification Documents *
(The Employee must present one document from List A OR one document from List B and List C).

Use the drop-down menu to select a document from List A or one from List B and C. Then, enter the respective document number(s) and
expiration date(s).

 


  • Document Type
  •  List A
  •  List B
  •  List C
I Do Not Have My Documents Available At This Time  Your employer has requested that you select and enter your identity and work authorization document information at this time. If you do not have access to these documents, click the link to skip this step. You must still present these documents to your employer for examination when you begin work.   

Employment Verification Documents* (The Employee Must Present One Document from List A OR one document from List B and List C).

Use the drop-down menu to select a document from List A or one from List B and C. Then, enter the respective document number(s) and expiration date(s). Click the (i) button for more information about a specific document.         Click here to Clear Documents

List A
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Certain Foreign National employees may need to present additional documents in support of their List A document in order complete the employment eligibility verification process. Use this drop-down menu to select the Additional Documents option that pertains to the Foreign employee. Then, enter the respective document number(s) and expiration date(s).
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List B
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Not Applicable (N/A)


List C
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Not Applicable (N/A)



Additional Information

Additional Information
Use this space to notate any additional information that you wish to appear in Section 2 of the Form I-9, such as:
• Employment authorization extensions for Temporary Protected Status beneficiaries, F-1 OPT STEM students, CAP-GAP, H-1B and H-2A employees continuing employment with the same employer or changing employers, and other nonimmigrant categories that may receive extensions of stay.
• Additional document(s) that certain nonimmigrant employees may present that cannot be entered fields provided.
• Discrepancies that E-Verify employers must notate when participating in the IMAGE program.
• Any other comments or notations necessary for the employer’s business process.
You may leave this field blank if the employee’s circumstances do not require additional notations.



If the employee's List B documents expired on or after March 1, 2020 and has not been automatically extended by the issuing authority, then it may be treated as a valid receipt. Check the COVID-19 Receipt checkbox below and enter the text “COVID-19” in the Additional Information field.


Otherwise, click the cancel button to close this message.



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The List B document expiration date entered is expired. However, due to temporary changes to DHS policy, the document is still valid.


Has this document been automatically extended by the issuing authority?


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Provide an Electronic Signature



***IMPORTANT: YOU ARE SIGNING A U.S. GOVERNMENT FORM***

I am aware that federal law provides for imprisonment and/or fines for false statements or use of false documents in connection with the completion of this form.

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  • Enter your legal name as your electronic signature:
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Preparer and/or Translator Certification (select one): * Select the number of preparers and/or translators you used to complete the form if any. If you are the employee and you did not use a preparer or translator, you must select the first option marked “I did not use a preparer or translator.”

If one or more preparers or translators assist the employee in completing Section 1, the preparer or translator must select the second box marked “A preparer(s) and/or translator(s) assisted the employee in completing Section 1” and complete the rest of the fields below.

The preparer and/or translator also must select the number of Certification areas needed from the dropdown provided. There is no limit to the number of preparers and/or translators that can be used, however each additional preparer and/or translator must complete and sign a separate Certification area. When more than 5 preparer/translator certification are required, the Supplement for Section 1 Preparer and/or Translator must be printed and preparer/translator 6 and beyond must complete the certification on paper.

Parents or legal guardians attesting to the identity of minors (individuals under 18) and individuals attesting to the identity of certain employees with disabilities must complete this section.
Preparer/Translator 1
Preparer/Translator 2
Preparer/Translator 3
Preparer/Translator 4
Preparer/Translator 5

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  • Click “Sign Form I-9 Electronically” to complete the electronic signature.


Warning IMPORTANT: Section 1 Cannot Be Signed Until All Curable Errors Are Corrected. Edit this section to address all curable errors as listed in the Form I-9 Validation Alerts box.

The following Section 1 fields are empty:

ALL fields are required.Enter "N/A" for fields that do not apply to you.The SSN field is optional if your employer does not participate in E-Verify.


Click Continue to enter N/A for the listed fields.Click Cancel to remain on the Section 1 screen and make changes.


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and enter "N/A" for all empty fields

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