Georgetown University I-9 Process

General Information

The Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9 Form) is a legal document used by an employer to verify an employee's identity and to establish that the worker is eligible to accept employment in the United States. ALL new hires (Faculty, Staff and Students) need to complete Section 1 of their Form I-9 on or before their first day of employment for pay. Please be sure the form is filled out in its entirety before you sign and date the form in Section 2. The person who signs off on Section 2 is liable for any errors on the form. Please see detailed instruction for the location of the position.

List of Acceptable Documents for completing the I-9.

Please note that all documents must be original (not photocopied or scanned) and unexpired.

List of acceptable docs

If more specific information is needed regarding necessary documents, please email

Helpful Links

As the form changes frequently, and the requirement is to use the most recent version, always retrieve the form from the USCIS website.

The USCIS website also has more detailed information and illustrations regarding acceptable documents, re-verification and completing Section 3.