You may have your employees complete Form I-9:
  • On their first day of employment (the actual commencement of employment of an employee for wages or other remuneration referred to as date of hire in the Department of Homeland Security regulations); or
  • Before their first day of hire, if you have offered the individual a job and if they have accepted the offer.
First Day of Work

Employee completes Section 1

Form I-9 Due

Employer completes Section 2

Employees can have help completing Section 1, including using a translator.