The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced that employers in the United States may start using the latest I-9 form to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the U.S.  The latest form is dated 10/21/19.

Employers may use the latest form or the form dated 07/17/17 through April 30, 2020, but starting onMay 1st they must use the latest form.  There are fillable and paper versions available at

While you’re at it, you should know that employers are not supposed to file I-9s with the USCIS, but must retain them for specified periods of time and produce them when requested.  You should also know that the USCIS has a handy-dandy employer’s guide for filling out I-9s; do it right, or else!