What is the Form I-9?

Author: Melanie J. Perez-Vellios, VP Group, LLC

Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 (Form I-9) is used to verify that a newly hired employee is legally authorized and eligible to work in the US. With limited exceptions, all employers are required by federal law to verify the identity of their employees and their eligibility to work in the US, including citizens and non-citizens.