USCIS I-9 verification#
USCIS I-9 verification #
- Paper: Letter (8.5in x 11in)
- Copies to print: 6
- Newly hired employees must complete and sign section 1, no later than the first day of employment.
- The employee must also present acceptable documents evidencing identity and employment authorization to the employer.
- The employer examines the employment eligibility and identity document(s) that the employee presents to determine whether the document(s) are genuine.
- The employer then fills in section 2 relating to the documents provided by the employee.
- Section 1 should never be completed before the employee accepts a job offer.
- The list of acceptable documents can be found on the last page of the form.
- Do not send completed form to USCIS or Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
- Form I-9 must be retained and stored by the employer either for three years after the date of hire or for one year after employment is terminated, whichever is later.
- To verify an employee's identity and to establish that the worker is eligible to accept employment in the United States.
- U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement
- USCIS Contact Center: (800) 375-5283
- For employers Form I-9 Support: (888) 464-4218
- Email: I-9Central@dhs.gov