- Are I-9 Forms available in other languages?
- Can employers in the United States use the Spanish version of the Form I-9?
- How can the Spanish version be used in the United States?
- Which version needs to be retained in the employer’s records?
- Are employees in Puerto Rico required to use the Spanish version of the Form I-9?
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- Form I-9 is available in English and Spanish.
- Only employers in Puerto Rico may complete the Spanish version to meet the verification and retention requirements of the law.
- Employers in the United States and other U.S. territories may use the Spanish version as a translation guide for Spanish-speaking employees.
- The English version must be completed and retained in the employer’s records.
- No. Employers in Puerto Rico may complete either the Spanish or the English version of Form I-9 to verify new employees.