Don't Accept Restricted Social Security Cards for I-9 Verification, E-Verify Warns

E-Verify recently reminded employers not to accept restricted Social Security cards as List C documents on the I-9 work authorization verification form. Form I-9 List C documents verify an employee's authorization to work.

Employers should not accept a restricted Social Security card that is stamped with one of the following:

  • Valid for work only with DHS authorization
  • Valid for work only with INS authorization
  • Not valid for employment

Details: E-Verify announcement,; List C documents that establish employment authorization,; Form I-9 acceptable documents,