As of August 1, 2023, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) began accepting the new Form I-9, superseding the previous version revised in 2019.
Until October 31, 2023, either the old Form I-9 or the new Form I-9 will be accepted. After October 31, 2023, only the new Form I-9 will be accepted. Submitting an outdated or incorrect Form I-9 after October 31, 2023 will result in penalties. To avoid these penalties, it is important to become familiar with the new Form I-9 prior to this deadline.
The new Form I-9 updates the technological sophistication and greatly streamlines the entire process. Some highlights include:
The new Form I-9 will greatly streamline the employment verification process, both for employers and new hires. The links below will take you to the updated Form I-9, as well as the instructions for completing it. For additional assistance and resources on using the updated Form I-9, please contact HR Partners at 785-233-7860.
New Form I-9 (Spanish): https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/document/forms/i-9-spanish.pdf
Instructions (Spanish): https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/document/forms/i9-INS-Spanish.pdf