U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has released a new Form I-9 , which includes clearer instructions, some new fields and some reformatting.

Effective immediately:

  • Employers should begin using the newly revised Form I-9 for all new hires and re-verifications.
  • Employers may continue to use previously accepted revisions until May 7, 2013.
  • After May 7, 2013, employers must only use the new Form I-9 (revised 3/8/13). The revision date is printed on the lower left corner.

The revised form will be included in all EP start packets. Once the new packets are distributed, please be sure to discard any previous packets that do not contain the 3/8/13 revised form.

To begin using the new form immediately, please download it from http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf.

If you have a any questions, please contact your Paymaster.