Form I-9 Compliance
The Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form must be completed for all employees hired after November 6, 1986 and who will perform any work in the United States. Section 1 of the Form must be completed by the employee no later than the first day the employee performs work for U-M. Section 2 of the form must be completed by a trained U-M employee or authorized agent of U-M no later than three (3) business days after the employee begins work for U-M. These deadlines are strict and non-negotiable. Failure to complete an accurate and timely Form I-9 is a violation of federal law and may result in penalties to U-M.
Please contact the Human Resources Department on your campus for current information regarding completing and storing the Form I-9:
- Ann Arbor campus (including the Health System): https://hr.umich.edu/working-u-m/management-administration/recruiting-employment-services/form-i-9-e-verify
- Dearborn campus: https://umdearborn.edu/hr/
- Flint campus: https://www.umflint.edu/hr/i-9-form-eligibility-work-us
Remote I-9 Process
Completing Section 2 of the Form I-9, requires that a U-M employee or authorized agent personally to review original documents from the employee. In cases where the employee will not be working at a U-M location, please contact the U-M Human Resources Department on your campus to request remote I-9 processing. It is not permissible to direct an employee to have the Form I-9 completed by a third party (such as any notary public or any attorney) on behalf of U-M without prior authorization from U-M Human Resources. All federal Form I-9 requirements apply to the Remote I-9 Process.
Forms needed to request Form I-9 completion for individuals working remotely within the U.S. are available at: https://hr.umich.edu/working-u-m/management-administration/human-resources-administrative-forms.
Additional information on Form I-9 requirements and resources are available online from the federal government.