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How to enable remote I-9 verification in GoCo

Looking to enable remote I-9 verification and make a few customizations? Keep reading to learn more!

  1. From the company home page navigate to the Documents tab and select "View"
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  2. Make your way to Government Forms section and click on the ellipses button next to the Form I-9 Card. Select "Settings"Screen Shot 2022-08-29 at 10.34.41 AM-1
  3. Next you'll be greeted with a page providing you with several customization options for your I-9. 
  4. Allowed I-9 Verifiers: Here you have two toggles you can turn off and on. If turned on, these toggles enable those options for the hiring admin to select inside the hiring workflow.
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    1. It does not mean you a required to do one of them. It simply unlocks the ability in the dropdown when hiring to determine who is going to verify the I-9.
    2. ❗Note: USCIS does not specify who can be an authorized representative to verify an I-9. Some states (like CA) however have strict rules on who can verify an I-9. The company is liable for any violations of any federal or state requirements  
  5. Eligibility Doc Upload: This determines who is verifying the I-9 to upload copies of the eligibility documents. So whether that be a hiring admin or a third-party verifier. This option can be made Required, Optional, or Hidden. Screen Shot 2022-08-29 at 10.48.26 AM
  6. I-9 Workflow Preview: A live workflow preview that will change as you customize your options.

🌟 Helpful Tips & Tricks 

  • If you enabled an option/s in Allowed I-9 Verifiers and you want to set one of them as a default instead of selecting one each time you hire, you can!
    • Simply go to your hiring workflow template ---> Edit ---> Documents (hiring)---> Form I-9 ellipsis button ---> Edit Verifier --- > Select Verifier (sets as default). 
  • If the I-9 is submitted by the employee but not finished you as the Full Access Admin can edit the verifier if you needed to make that change. 
    • Simply go to the employee's profile --- > expand documents ---> Form I-9 ellipsis button ---> Edit Verifier ---> make your changes 

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