Required Documents for Form I-9
Your employee may submit one document from List A, or one document each from List B and List C.
Note: You must not specify which documents an employee may present. You must accept any documents presented by the employee, which appear to be reasonably genuine and relate to the person presenting them.
Documents in List A - Documents that Establish Identity and Employment Eligibility
U.S. Passport (unexpired or expired) or Passport card
USCIS Form I-551, Permanent Resident Card or Alien Registration Receipt Card with photograph
Foreign Passport with temporary I-551 stamp or temporary I-551 notation on a machine-readable immigrant visa (MRIV)
USCIS Form I-766, Unexpired Employment Authorization Document (card) that contains a Photograph.
In the case of a non immigrant alien authorized to work for a specific employer incident to status, a foreign passport with Form I-94 or Form I-94A bearing the same name as the passport and containing an endorsement of the alien's nonimmigrant status, as long as the period of endorsement has not yet expired and the proposed employment is not in conflict with any restrictions or limitations identified on the form.
Passport from the Federated states of Micronesia (FSM) or the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) with Form I-94 or Form I-94A indicating nonimmigrant admission under the compact of Free Association Between the United States and the FSM or RMI
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Documents in List B - Documents that Establish Identity
Driver's license or ID card issued by a state or outlying possession of the U.S. provided it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color and
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's registration card
U.S. Military card or draft record
Military dependent's ID card
U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card
Driver's license issued by a Canadian government authority
Native American tribal document.
For persons under eighteen(18), who are unable to present documents listed above:
School record or report card
Clinic, doctor or hospital record
Day-care or nursery school record
Documents in List C - Documents that establish employment eligibility
U.S. social security card issued by the Social Security Administration (other than a card stating it is not valid for employment)
Form FS-545 or Form DS-1350, Certification of Birth Abroad issued by the Department of State
Original or certified copy of a birth certificate issued by a state, county, municipal authority or outlying possession of the U.S. bearing an official seal
Native American tribal document
USCIS Form I-197, U.S. Citizen ID Card
USCIS Form I-179, ID Card for use of Resident Citizen in the U.S
Unexpired employment authorization document issued by the USCIS (other than those listed under List A)