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E-Verify for Libraries

About E-Verify

E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify is fast, free and easy to use – and it’s the best way employers can ensure a legal workforce.

The E-Verify homepage has several instructional videos to help you get started,  as well as FAQs, recent news and important links.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Employer

To complete your I-9 Form and enroll your company in E-Verify, you need to provide some basic information about your company and agree to the rules of the program. During the enrollment process, you will:

  • Answer four yes/no questions to determine your access method

  • Select your organization designation if your company is a federal contractor or other special category

  • Review, acknowledge, and agree to the memorandum of understanding (MOU)

  • Enter your company details, including Employer Identification Number (EIN) (also called “Federal Employer Identification Number”) and Tax Identification Number” (TIN). This is a nine-digit number that the IRS assigns. (learn more)

  • Enter your North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code. Libraries and Archives classification number is 51912 (note: use only the first three digits - 519 - in application form).

  • Provide hiring site information  

  • Register E-Verify program administrator(s). This includes:

    • Who will electronically sign the E-Verify memorandum of understanding (MOU) on behalf of your company?
    • Which hiring sites will participate in E-Verify?
    • If you are a federal contractor with the FAR E-Verify clause, which employees will you verify?
    • Which company location(s) will access E-Verify?
    • Who in your company will have access to E-Verify?
    • Who in your company should be a program administrator?
  • Review and certify the information you entered

  • Print your electronically signed MOU

  • Display notice E-Verify Compliance (view poster)

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