To replace or exchange copies of your W-2 forms, you can contact the IRS or your former employer. Below is a list of pieces of identification that we can accept for employment verification. Employees can select the two forms of identification they prefer from the list approved by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Employers require you to provide two types of identification documents because they want to verify that you meet the requirements to work in the United States. There are three categories to choose from: Here are some forms employers may require from you when you start a job: In addition to the main forms of identification in the United States, there are also secondary forms of identification. To obtain various pieces of identification in the United States, U.S. citizens must provide a certified copy of their birth certificate. For more information on how to request a certified copy of your birth certificate, please refer to our articles where you will find the necessary information and requirements. There are several acceptable forms of identification in the United States, all of which are government-issued identification that people can obtain from the respective government offices or agencies. Identity documents in the United States include: the driver`s license or ID card issued by the regional government, the Social Security card (or Social Security number), and the United States passport card. All three can be used nationally as a form of identification. To travel to Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean and Mexico, U.S.
citizens can use the passport card, but for all other international travel, they must have a valid, unexpired passport. When interviewing for a job, there are certain documents that employers can request to verify your identity and suitability for employment. It`s important to understand the types of documents and forms an employer may require from you, including professional licenses and identification. If you need to request copies or replacements of identification or forms, the previous organization can help you succeed in your interview. In this article, we`ll discuss the two forms of interview identification employers might need, the forms you`ll need to start a new job, and how to replace lost documents. If you are applying to Your Employment Solutions (YES) for the first time, you will need to present 2 pieces of valid identification. Your new employers can request copies of your W-2 from your former employer to review your job and compensation before making you a job offer. Some cities and states prohibit employers from requesting proof of income forms.
Check with the city and indicate where you live to make sure employers can request this form. If the employer can legally ask you for previous W-2s, you may want to consider asking if a job offer is pending and looking for similar salaries in the area to make sure the job offer is fair. As mentioned earlier, there are several valid forms of identification, many of which are issued by the government. Acceptable primary proof of identity in the United States includes original or certified documents containing a person`s full name and date of birth. A foreign passport with Form I-94 or I-94A on which your name is on it, the same as your passport, with a nonimmigrant status note, if you are not a U.S. citizen but authorized to work in the United States, make sure that the date or confirmation has not expired and that the pending employment does not conflict with the restrictions on the form, so that your potential employer can accept it. Read more: Filling out your W-4: How to fill it out in 6 important categories For people under the age of 18 who are unable to provide a document listed above: An employer may ask you for additional documents, depending on your company and position, to verify the qualifications you mentioned in an interview or on your resume. This may include: (5) In the case of a nonimmigrant alien`s permit to work for a specific employer status, a foreign passport with Form I-94 or Prom I-94A with the same name as the passport and containing a nonimmigrant status note, as long as the time limit or approval has not expired and the proposed employment does not conflict with any restrictions or restrictions, indicated on the form If a person is under 18 years of age or lives with a disability and cannot obtain any of the above documents, they may replace with: To replace your driver`s license, you can check with your state`s Department of Motor Vehicles for additional instructions on how to apply for a replacement driver`s license. To replace your Social Security card, fill out an online application or you can submit the relevant documents to your local Social Security office. Not all IDs need to expire.
All applicants must either: Unlike some countries, there is no official «national identity card» in the United States because there is no federal agency with statewide jurisdiction that issues identification documents to all U.S. citizens. Currently, the only national photo identification document is the passport and passport card, both issued by the United States Department of State. However, U.S. citizens are not required to obtain a passport. According to a 2018 BBC report, about 42% of U.S. citizens had a passport. A passport issued by the States of Micronesia (FSM) or the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) with Form I-94 or I-94A indicating that non-immigration is accepted under the contact of free association between the United States and the FSM or RMI. Driver`s license or ID card issued by one of the 50 states or American Samoa and Swains Island that includes your photo and information such as your name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and residential address. Canadian government-issued driver`s licence Here are some ways to replace lost documents: This ID verifies who you say you are by allowing the bank to match your face to your name. You can bring your driver`s license, government-issued ID card, or passport as proof of your identity. If you need a driver`s license or government-issued ID, below are some tips on how to get it.
To replace or exchange copies of your school`s transcripts, you can contact your high school or university registrar`s office in person, by phone or online. 2) Permanent Resident Card or Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-551). Employees may submit a selection from List A OR a combination of a selection from List B and a selection from List C. 1) Driver`s license or ID card issued by a remote U.S. state or property, provided it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color and address. Documents proving both identity and employment authorization Original or a copy that the hospital has certified of your birth certificate issued by the state, county, municipality, agency or territory of the United States with its official stamp seal To fully prove your identity, you must prove that you have a valid Social Security Number (SSN). Be sure to bring this document with you when you are ready to open an account. To replace your passport, contact the National Passport Information Center 3) Foreign passport containing a temporary I-551 stamp or temporary endorsement printed I-551 on a machine-readable immigrant visa An unexpired U.S.
passport or card * See Title 25 of the Texas Administrative Code §181.28 for details on identifying the qualified applicant and supporting requirements.