Starting November 1, 2023, all employers must use the revised Form I-9 , found here Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification (PDF, 477.5 KB), with the edition date 08/01/23, when completing the employment eligibility verification process. Using any pervious Form I-9 may result in financial penalties if audited
Also, remember that if you are an employer enrolled in E-Verify, you have the option to remotely examine your employees’ identity and employment authorization documents.
To remotely examination an employee’s documents, the employer should:
More details can be found at this USCIS link Remote Examination of Documents (Optional Alternative Procedure to Physical Document Examination) | USCIS
Note: If you are an employer who is not enrolled in E-Verify, you no longer have the option to examine I-9 documents remotely.
For FAQs on remotely examining Form 1-9 documents, see Optional Alternative 1 to the Physical Document Examination Associated With Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) in the Federal Register.
USCIS offers a free training webinar to employers on completing the Form I-9. You can sign up for the training on USCIS’ Employment Eligibility Webinars page. This webinar is eligible for 1 professional development credit through SHRM and HRCI.).