In every country, there are certain legal rules and regulations that each organization should follow when it comes to the HR department. It is the duty of the organization to look after their employees so to make sure that organizations provide the right care to their employees the government has created some rules and regulations that are mandatory to follow.
The I-9 form is one of the documents that the organizations have to fill every time they hire someone new for a job. So today we will be looking at what the I-9 Form is in detail so that you may know what you are doing when you apply for a job.
What is the I-9 Form?
A Form I-9 is a US government document that is used to identify every individual that is employed in any of the organizations in the States. The form is a legal document that states that the person that is employed is either a US citizen or entered the country legally and has the right to stay in the country over his or her period of employment.
Before going for a job interview, you can take a look at the form on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Download the form and look at what it is comprised of so that you are not startled when you see it for the first time.
What is the form compromised of?
Now we are going to look at what the i9 form is comprised of. The i9 form identification form is divided into two sections;
1. Section 1
The section one of the form must be filled by the employee before the end of his first day at the new job. The i 9 forms of id are different. A US citizen would have to fill a different form while an immigrant would have to fill out a different one. Section one of the form asks for the personal information of the employee such as;
• Full legal name
• Any aliases that they have
• A current address
• Date of birth
• Social Security Number
• Email address
• Phone number
• Check the citizenship
• Non-citizens must provide an Alien Number, USCIS Number, a Form I-94 admission number or a foreign passport number
• The date their employment authorization expires
• Employee’s signature
2. Section 2
Section 2 of the form asks for the Employer’s Review and Verification. This section must be filled out by the employer of the new employee within three days of the employment.