The new Form I-9 was made available for use starting January 31, 2020, and employers can start using it now. However, you are not required to start using it until the grace period ends on May 1, 2020.
Some of the general changes to note:
- USCIS website addresses have been updated
- Which documents are acceptable for Form I-9 has been clarified
- Who can act as an employer’s authorized representative has been clarified
You can read the full list of what has changed here.