Employment Eligibility Verification

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 antidiscrimination-notice-tooltip-description 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.
anti-descrimination-noticeAnti-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

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

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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 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  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).

 


  •  List A
  •  List B
  •  List C
I Do Not Have My Documents Available At This Time  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.        

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List A:

List B:

List C:

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Select Employee Document Type

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Select the List A document provided by the Employee and provide the document details:
List A
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Select the List B document provided by the Employee and provide the document details:
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Select the List C document provided by the Employee and provide the document details:
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According to USCIS, an acceptable receipt is not issued for the selected Document Type. Since receipts are not issued for this document, the receipt checkbox is disabled. Employee presented an acceptable receipt-tooltip-description
Additional Information Additional-Information-tooltip 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.
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Acceptable Expired Document Alert

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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Expiration Date Warning

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

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Provide an Electronic Signature


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

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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.


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