Acceptable identification documents for employment

You must provide either one item from List A or one item from both List B and List C

List A: Documents that establish both identity and employment eligibility

  1. U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card
  2. Permanent Resident Card or Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-551)
  3. Foreign passport, that contains a temporary I-551 Stamp or temporary I-551 printed notation on a machine-readable immigrant visa
  4. Employment Authorization Document that contains a photograph (Form I-766)
  5. In the case of a nonimmigrant alien authorized to work for a specific employer incident to status, a foreign passport with Form I-94 or form I-94A bearing the same name as the passport and containing an endorsement of the alien's nonimmigrant status, as long as the period of endorsement has not yet expired and the proposed employment is not in conflict with any restrictions or limitation identified on the form.
  6. Passport from the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) or the Republic of the Marchall Islands (RMI) with Form I-94 or Form I-94A indicating nonimmigrant admission under the Compact of Free Association Between the United States and the FMS or RMI.

 

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List B: Documents that establish identity

  1. Driver's license or ID card issued by a state or outlying possession of the United Sates provided it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, sex, height, eye color, and address
  2. ID card issued by federal, state or local government agencies or entities provided it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, sex, height, eye color, and address
  3. School ID with a photograph
  4. Voter's registration card
  5. U.S. Military card or draft record
  6. Military dependent's ID card
  7. U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card
  8. Native American tribal document
  9. Driver's license issued by a Canadian government authority
    For persons under 18 who are unable to present a document listed above:
  10. School record or report card
  11. Clinic, doctor, or hospital record
  12. Day-care or nursery school record

 AND

List C: Documents that establish employment eligibility

  1. Social Security Account Number card other than one that specifices on the face that the issuance of the card does not authorize employment in the United States
  2. Certification of Birth Abroad issued by the Department of State (Form FS-545)
  3. Certification of Report of Birth issued by the Department of State (Form DS-1350)
  4. Original or certified copy of a birth certificate issued by a state, county, municipal authority or territoryof the United States bearing an official seal
  5. Native American tribal document
  6. U.S. Citizen ID Card (Form I-197)
  7. ID Card for Use of Resident Citizen in the United States (Form I-179)
  8. Employment authorization document issued by the Department of Homeland Security