The Form I-9 is a document from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security required for all employers in the U.S. This form verifies an individual’s eligibility for employment. Every new employee hired must complete an I-9 within the first three days of starting employment.
When a Form I-9 is completed by the applicant, the E-Verify database is used to confirm that the information is accurate. E-Verify is an internet-based system that compares information on an employee’s Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form to data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.
Failure to complete a Form I-9 for your new employees could result in:
Both the applicant and the employer are required to fill out different sections of an I-9 form. Once the applicant is hired, they will be asked to complete the following steps for their portion of Form I-9:
Things to Consider When Administering E-Verify
DISA offers Form I-9 and E-Verify as part of our product services. The following is how DISA conducts Form I-9 and E-Verify services.
You can find a sample of Form I-9 here.
For more information on Form I-9 and E-Verify services contact DISA at 281-673-2530