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E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify is fast, free and easy to use – and it’s the best way employers can ensure a legal workforce.
The E-Verify homepage has several instructional videos to help you get started, as well as FAQs, recent news and important links.
To complete your I-9 Form and enroll your company in E-Verify, you need to provide some basic information about your company and agree to the rules of the program. During the enrollment process, you will:
Answer four yes/no questions to determine your access method
Select your organization designation if your company is a federal contractor or other special category
Review, acknowledge, and agree to the memorandum of understanding (MOU)
Enter your company details, including Employer Identification Number (EIN) (also called “Federal Employer Identification Number”) and Tax Identification Number” (TIN). This is a nine-digit number that the IRS assigns. (learn more)
Enter your North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code. Libraries and Archives classification number is 51912 (note: use only the first three digits - 519 - in application form).
Provide hiring site information
Register E-Verify program administrator(s). This includes:
- Who will electronically sign the E-Verify memorandum of understanding (MOU) on behalf of your company?
- Which hiring sites will participate in E-Verify?
- If you are a federal contractor with the FAR E-Verify clause, which employees will you verify?
- Which company location(s) will access E-Verify?
- Who in your company will have access to E-Verify?
- Who in your company should be a program administrator?
Review and certify the information you entered
Print your electronically signed MOU
Display notice E-Verify Compliance (view poster)
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