E-Verify is a web-based system that allows enrolled employers to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided 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).

E-Verify is a voluntary program. However, employers with federal contracts or subcontracts that contain the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause are required to enroll in E-Verify as a condition of federal contracting. Employers may also be required to participate in E-Verify if their states have legislation mandating the use of E-Verify, such as a condition of business licensing. Finally, in some instances employers may be required to participate in E-Verify as a result of a legal ruling.

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.
Key Features:
  • Works with Form I-9
    • uses information provided by the employee ​
  • Secure 24-hour access
    • anytime, anywhere. No special software required; just a web browser and internet access
  • Instant results
    • most case results displayed in three to five seconds
  • Helps combat document fraud
    • E-Verify’s photo-matching feature combats document fraud
  • User access flexibility
    • three user roles to choose from, depending on your business needs
  • Reporting capability
    • employers can monitor usage and provide proof of compliance to state and/or federal auditors and officials
  • Easy to implement
    • decide your participation location-by-location
  • Interactive training
    • comprehensive online tutorial, quick reference guides and, manuals
  • Alerts employees
    • E-Verify can alert employees to mismatches in their government records
  • Dedicated Customer Service
    • Personalized assistance by phone or email