What do I need to know about employment eligibility verification?

In the US, employers must verify the identity of each new hire and their authorization to accept employment in the US. Employers and employees must each complete their sections of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Form I-9.

Zenefits's onboarding experience automates the Form I-9 Verification process in two parts: the new hire side, and the employer side.

Do I need to indicate my citizenship or immigrant status during onboarding?

All new hires must choose from one of five categories to indicate their citizenship or immigrant status during onboarding in Zenefits. The available categories are: A ci... Learn more

What are acceptable eligibility documents?

During onboarding, employees must provide valid identification and work authorization documents. There are two ways to satisfy this requirement: Provide a document from ... Learn more

What is Form I-94?

Form I-94 is the DHS Arrival/Departure Record that denotes the date of admission to the US for foreign citizens who come to the US on a non-immigrant visa (i.e., a work visa suc... Learn more

How can I provide my eligibility documents if I'm international?

International workers who onboard to Zenefits will need to provide documents that verify their eligibility for employment in their country. Here is a brief list. However, t... Learn more

Is there anything I should know about F-1 Visa student onboarding?

When a student on an F-1 Visa onboards with Zenefits and is prompted for their Eligibility Documentation, the onboarding process differs slightly. Selecting Eligibility Typ... Learn more

Is there anything I should know about onboarding with an L-2 EAD Visa?

The L-2 EAD visa is related to the L1 form and can be used for onboarding. Under the L-2 visa, the transferring individual may be accompanied by their spouse and unmarrie... Learn more

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