I-9 Forms: New Forms Required

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today published a revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 for use. Click to Get Form. All employers are required to complete a Form I-9 for each employee hired in the United States.

Improvements to Form I-9 include new fields, reformatting to reduce errors, and clearer instructions to both employees and employers. The Department of Homeland Security has published a Notice in the Federal Register informing employers of the new Form I-9.

Effective 03/08/13:

  • Employers should begin using the newly revised Form I-9 (Rev. 03/08/13)N for all new hires and reverifications.
  • Employers may continue to use previously accepted revisions (Rev.02/02/09)N and (Rev. 08/07/09) Y until May 7, 2013.
  • After May 7, 2013, employers must only use Form I-9 (Rev. 03/08/13)N.

The revision date of the Form I-9 is printed on the lower left corner of the form.  Employers should not complete a new Form I-9 for current employees if a properly completed Form I-9 is already on file.

 If you have any questions, contact the Dacri HR HelpLine.

 

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