What is an I-9 employment verification form?
Use Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States. All U.S. employers must properly complete Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States.
What documents do I need to verify I-9?
- ID card issued by federal, state or local government agencies or entities, provided it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color and address.
- School ID card with a photograph.
- Voter registration card.
- U.S.military card or draft record.
What is the employer’s requirement in employee documentation for the I-9?
The employer must complete Section 2 of Form I-9 by the end of the third business day, or within 72 hours after employment commences, even if the employee is not scheduled to work for some or all of that period.
What if an employee Cannot provide I-9 documents?
A. If an employee is unable to present the required document or documents within 3 business days of the date employment begins, the employee must produce a receipt showing that he or she has applied for the document. In addition, the employee must present the actual document to you within 90 days of the hire.
What is employment Eligibility Verification?
Employers use Employment Eligibility Verification to confirm the identity of a new employee and verify he or she is eligible to be employed in the US. All employers do this by completing Form I-9. Many also electronically verify eligibility with DHS and SSA through E-Verify.
What two documents must be completed by your employer when you are newly hired and what is the purpose of each?
As an employer, it is your responsibility to document the eligibility of new employees to work in the U.S. For this you’ll use Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, which must be completed by each new hire. The new employee must provide documentation of identity and work eligibility.
Is an I-9 form a background check?
Normally, upon a successful background check, the onboarding process begins. This typically includes new hire paperwork, acknowledgment of company policies, and for the new hire to complete the Employment Eligibility Verification form commonly known as the Form I-9.
What happens if you don’t complete I-9 within 3 days?
Failing to timely complete an I-9 for employee or doing a really bad job of it can result in fines of $110 to over $1000 per employee for the first infraction. These fines impact large and small business alike.
What happens if an employer does not complete an I-9?
Do we have to pay an employee who terminated employment before completing Form I-9? Yes. An incomplete I-9 form does not affect an employer’s ability or obligation to pay an employee. The I-9 form is used to verify eligibility to work in the U.S. and does not affect payroll.
What can be used for employment verification?
Documents that Establish.