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Employment Eligibility Verification

Employment Eligibility Verification

Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

START HERE: Read instructions carefully before completing this form. The instructions must be available, either in paper or electronically, during completion of this form. Employers are liable for errors in the completion of this form.
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.
Section 1. Employee Information and Attestation
(Employees must complete and sign Section 1 of Form 1-9 no later than the first day of employment, but not before accepting a job offer.)
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 boxes):
1. A citizen of the United States
2. A noncitizen national of the United States (See instructions)
3. A lawful permanent resident (Alien Registration Number/USCIS Number):
An alien authorized to work until (expiration date, if applicable, mm/dd/yyyy): Some aliens may write "N/A" in the expiration date field. (See instructions)
Aliens authorized to work must provide only one of the following document numbers to complete Form 1-9: An Alien Registration Number/USCIS Number OR Form 1-94 Admission Number OR Foreign Passport Number.
1. Alien Registration Number/USCIS Number:
OR
2. Form 1-94 Admission Number:
OR
3. Foreign Passport Number:
Country of Issuance:
Signature of Employee
Preparer and/or Translator Certification (check one):
I did not use a preparer or translator.
A preparer(s) and/or translator(s) assisted the employee in completing Section 1.
(Fields below must be completed and signed when preparers and/or translators assist an employee in completing Section
I attest, under penalty of perjury, that I have assisted in the completion of Section 1 of this form and that to the best of my knowledge the information is true and correct.
Signature of Preparer or Translator
Section 2. Employer or Authorized Representative Review and Verification
(Employers or their authorized representative must complete and sign Section 2 within 3 business days of the employee's first day of employment. You must physically examine one document from List A OR a combination of one document from List B and one document from List C as listed on the "Lists of Acceptable Documents.')
Employee Info from Section 1
List A
Identity and Employment Authorization
OR
List B
Identity
AND
List C
Employment Authorization

















Certification: I attest, under penalty of perjury, that (1) I have examined the document(s) presented by the above-named employee, (2) the above-listed document(s) appear to be genuine and to relate to the employee named, and (3) to the best of my knowledge the employee is authorized to work in the United States.
The employee's first day of employment
(See instructions for exemptions)
Signature of Employer or Authorized Representative
Title of Employer or Authorized Representative
Section 3. Reverification and Rehires
(To be completed and signed by employer or authorized representative.)
A. New Name (if applicable)
b. Date of Rehire (if applicable)
C. If the employee's previous grant of employment authorization has expired, provide the information for the document or receipt that establishes continuing employment authorization in the space provided below.
I attest, under penalty of perjury, that to the best of my knowledge, this employee is authorized to work in the United States, and if the employee presented document(s), the document(s) I have examined appear to be genuine and to relate to the individual.
Signature of Employer or Authorized Representative

LISTS OF ACCEPTABLE DOCUMENTS

All documents must be UNEXPIRED

Employees may present one selection from List A
or a combination of one selection from List B and one selection from List C.

Examples of many of these documents appear in Part 13 of the Handbook for Employers (M-274).

Refer to the instructions for more information about acceptable receipts.