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New Edition of Form I-9

Posted February 1, 2020Stephanie Wedel - Sr. AssociateArticles

Starting January 31, 2020, employers may use either the 07/17/17 N or the 10/21/2019 version of the Form I-9 until April 30, 2020.  Beginning May 1, 2020, only the 10/21/2019 edition will be accepted. The edition date is located at the bottom left-hand corner of the form, as well as in the instructions.

Form I-9 is used to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals in the United States.  All U.S. employers are required to complete the Form I-9 for all employees, including citizens and non-citizens.

If you have any questions regarding completing I-9s and I-9 compliance, please reach out to your designated Meltzer Hellrung attorney.