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Form I-9 has been updated. Time to start using the new forms.

By March 18, 2013 July 23rd, 2018 Human Resources


Earlier this month, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a revised Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility Verification. The newly updated form is available and ready for immediate use; however, the older form will be accepted until May 7, 2013.

The new form is available at the USCIS page titled I-9 Central.

The revised form has expanded from one page to two. The most significant change is in employee-completed Section 1. New data fields have been added to gather the following information:

  1. Foreign passport information (if applicable)
  2. Optional fields for telephone number and email addresses (so that the Department of Homeland Security can contact the employee directly should they find a discrepancy between the information provided on the I-9 and other government records).

You will also notice more detailed instructions included.

Do you know the best way to store you I-9s? Or how long you need to keep them? Are you familiar with E-Verify? If you’d like to brush up on the basics of I-9s and I-9 compliance, be sure to check out our previous blog entry, “Get those I-9s in order before ICE visits you”.