Instructions for Completing I-9's for Out-of-State or Out-of-Town Employees Who Will Not Visit Missouri State University Prior to Beginning Work

Employee must complete all of Section 1 of the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification document (Includes instructions on completing the form correctly).

Employee must then choose one document from List A or one document from List B and List C. Missouri State University participates in E-Verify, the List B document must include a photograph. (Please see page 9, List of Acceptable Documents, of I-9 form.) Illustrations of many of these documents appear in Part 8 of the Handbook for Employers (M-274).

Employee must bring the original documents and the I-9 form to a Notary Public located at a financial institution or university. The Notary Public will act as the University’s authorized representative in examining the documents, witnessing the employee’s signature, as well as completing and signing Section 2 of the I-9 form. If a Notary Public is not available at a financial institution or university, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 417-836-6616 for guidance.

A copy of the documents that establish identity and eligibility to work and the original I-9 form must be returned to the Missouri State University hiring department or the Office of Human Resources within three days of beginning employment.