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List C Documents

Reference Number: MTAS-2018
Reviewed Date: 12/21/2022

Documents from List C establish employment authorization and include:

  • U.S. Social Security account number card other than one that specifies on the face that (1) the issuance of the card is not valid for employment in the United States (Note – A copy (such as a metal or plastic reproduction) is not acceptable), (2) the card is valid for work only with INS authorization, and (3) the card is valid for work only with DHS authorization.
  • Certification of Birth Abroad issued by the U.S. Department of State (Form FS-545, DS-1350, FS-240)
  • Original or certified copy of a birth certificate issued by a state, county, municipal authority, or outlying possession of the United States bearing an official seal
  • Native American tribal document
  • U.S. Citizen Identification Card (Form I-197)
  • Identification Card for Use of Resident Citizen in the United States (Form I-179)
  • Employment authorization document issued by Department of Homeland Security (other than those listed under List A). For examples, please visit