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Correcting I-9 Form


How do I correct a mistake on my employee’s Form I-9?


According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Website, if an employer discovers an error on an employee’s Form I-9, the correction should be made by:

  • Draw a line through the incorrect information
  • Enter the correct information
  • Initial and date the correction

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