Green Cards (Common)
National Interest Waivers
Professors & Researchers
Executives & Managers
PERM Labor Certification
Investors (EB-5 visas)
Family (Spouse, etc.)
Work Visas (Common)
O-1 Extraordinary Ability
TN Canadians & Mexicans
J-1 Visa Holders
Nurses & Physical Therapists
Documents Acceptable for Form I-9
These documents establish both identity and employment eligibility. The applicant may show any one of these documents to complete the I-9 Form.
1. U.S. Passport (unexpired or
If the applicant does not provide one of the documents specified in List A, the person may show a document described in List B and a document described in List C.
These documents establish identity. Unless the person has provided a document from List A (above), the applicant must show a document in both List B and List C to complete the I-9 Form.
1. Driver's license or ID card issued
by a state or outlying possession of the United States provided it
contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, sex,
height, eye color, and address;
For persons under age 18 who are
unable to present a document listed above:
These documents establish employment eligibility.
1. U.S. social security card issued
by the Social Security Administration (other than a card stating it is
not valid for employment)