Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Form I-9, Employment
Anti-Discrimination Notice. It is illegal to discriminate against
any individual (other than an alien not authorized to work in the
U.S.) in hiring, discharging, or recruiting or referring for a fee
because of that individual's national origin or citizenship status. It
is illegal to discriminate against work eligible individuals.
Employers CANNOT specify which document(s) they will accept
from an employee. The refusal to hire an individual because the
documents presented have a future expiration date may also
constitute illegal discrimination.
All employees, citizens and noncitizens, hired after November
6, 1986 and working in the United States must complete a
OMB No. 1615-0047; Expires 06/30/09
Preparer/Translator Certification. The Preparer/Translator
Certification must be completed if Section 1 is prepared by a
person other than the employee. A preparer/translator may be
used only when the employee is unable to complete Section 1
on his/her own. However, the employee must still sign
Section 1 personally.
Form I-9 (Rev. 06/05/07) N
Please read all instructions carefully before completing this form.
When Should the Form I-9 Be Used?
What Is the Purpose of This Form?
The purpose of this form is to document that each new
employee (both citizen and non-citizen) hired after November
6, 1986 is authorized to work in the United States.
Section 2, Employer: For the purpose of completing this
form, the term "employer" means all employers including
those recruiters and referrers for a fee who are agricultural
associations, agricultural employers or farm labor contractors.
Filling Out the Form I-9
document(s) within three business days, they must present a
receipt for the application of the document(s) within three
business days and the actual document(s) within ninety (90)
days. However, if employers hire individuals for a duration of
less than three