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Verification of Identity and Employability - Online

Reference Number: MTAS-2125
Reviewed Date: 06/26/2020

The USCIS has published an online version of the Form I-9. The online version is easier to complete on a computer. Enhancements include drop-down lists and calendars for filling in dates, on-screen instructions and checks for each field, easy access to the full instructions, and an option to clear the form and start over. When the employer prints the completed form, a quick response (QR) code is automatically generated, which can be read by most QR readers.

USCIS has also developed a Form I-9 Desktop Widget. With one click of the widget and you can go to an online, fillable form-I-9,Employment Eligibility Verification, right from you computer desktop. It requires that Java must be installed along with Internet Explorer 5.5 or later and Adobe Reader Plugin. Windows PC's must have at least a 32 bit OS with 32 bit JVM, 64 bit OS with 32 or 64 bit JVM. You can download the widget from