You can find either the alien number or
Alien numbers, also called alien registration numbers, USCIS numbers, or A-numbers are identification numbers issued to noncitizens by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Enter the alien number as indicated on the employee’s
Following are examples of U.S. government-issued documents that contain alien numbers and where alien numbers can be located on these documents.
Permanent Resident Card
The USCIS number listed on the front of Permanent Resident Cards
Employment Authorization Document
The USCIS number listed on the front of Employment Authorization Documents (Form I-766) issued after October 24, 2011, and circled below, is the same as the alien number.
U.S. Machine Readable Immigrant Visa
The alien number is listed as the Registration Number on the front of
I-94 numbers, also called admission numbers, are printed on Arrival/Departure Records (
Important: If Section 1 of the employee’s Form I-9 contains both an I-94 number and a foreign passport number, you must enter the foreign passport number in the field Foreign Passport Number from Section 1 of Form I-9.
Following are examples of DHS-issued documents that contain I-94 numbers and where I-94 numbers can be located on these documents.
ACCURACY OF DATA
After you enter the information needed to perform a case, review the information for accuracy. By ensuring that the information is submitted correctly the first time, you may eliminate additional steps to complete the verification process.