Test your knowledge of general I-9 practices.
- How long must a Form I-9 be retained for each employee?
- True or False: An employer can specify the type of document an employee must provide to verify their identity.
- How far in advance may a Form I-9 be completed?
- True or False: Unless a business is a federal contractor, it is optional to use E-Verify in North Carolina.
- Do independent contractors need to complete Forms I-9?
- True or False: Once an employer enrolls in E-Verify, the employer must use E-Verify for all new hires.
- How should an employer submit a Form I-9 to USCIS and ICE?
- True or False: Employers can consider a future employment authorization expiration date in determining whether to hire an individual for a particular position.
- How should an employer correct an error in Section 1 of a Form I-9?
- When was Form I-9 last updated?
- Either three years after date of hire, or one year after employment is terminated, whichever is later.
- As soon as the employer has offered the individual a job and the individual has accepted the offer.
- False. Employers who have 25 or more employees in the state of NC are required to enroll in E-Verify.
- Employers should not mail Forms I-9 to USCIS or ICE. Rather, they should store Forms I-9 in a secure location for the required retention period.
- If the error is in Section 1, the employer should require the employee to correct it. The employee should draw a line through the incorrect information, enter the correct information, and initial and date the correction. Employers should attach an explanation of the changes made to an existing Form I-9.
- July 2017. Employers should ensure they are using the most current version for new hires.