E-Verify is a web-based system that allows employers to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. This program is operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA).
E-Verify, verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information given by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
An employer that participates in E-Verify must post the Notice of E-Verify Participation poster provided by DHS and the Right to Work poster issued by Department of Justice. Immigrant and Employee Rights Section, shown in English and Spanish, at the company’s hiring location. If the posters cannot be displayed at the hiring location, they should be provided to you with your job application materials.
E-Verify only verifies employment eligibility, not immigration status.
E-Verify, which is available in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, is currently the best means available to electronically confirm employment eligibility.