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Final Checklist of Required Documents

This page is provided to ensure you have your required forms to complete and return before your first day as well as the forms you need to complete and bring with you on your first day. If you have successfully navigated through the New Employee Guidance Kit, this process will be quick; please print the checklist and review all documents and check them off to ensure they have been completed and either returned before your first day or will be brought with you on your first day depending on the form. You are now well on your way to becoming a new member of the USCIS organization.

Forms to Complete and Return BEFORE Your First Day

This checklist is intended to be your final reminder of the forms that you need to complete and return before your first day at USCIS. Please reference your enter on duty letter for instructions on which forms you need to complete based on your employment category. Check them off to ensure you have completed and returned them before your first day. Use the "Printer Friendly" link at the top to print a copy of this page. See the Forms to Complete and Return Before You Report (also linked on the right) if you need to reprint a form.

EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY  
NAME OF FORM New and Reinstated Appointees and Transfer Employees from Agencies External to DHS Headquarters Transferring USCIS and DHS HQ Employees Temporary Employees and Students
G-1234, Probationary Period Requirement (if applicable)               
G-1235, Student Career Experience Program  (SCEP)                
G-1236, Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP)                   
G-1237, Veterans Recruitment Agreement                    
G-1238, Volunteer Employment Program Agreement with Student                 
G-1239, Supervisory/Managerial Probationary Period Agreement                     
G-1240, Temporary Appointment Conditions of Employment                 
G-1241, Term Appointment Statement of Understanding (outside candidates only)                 
G-1242, Volunteer Employment Program Agreement with Academic Institution                  
G-1243, Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Training Agreement                  

Forms to Complete and Bring ON Your First Day

This checklist is intended to be your final reminder of the forms that need to be completed and brought with you on your first day at USCIS. Complete the forms below as indicated based on your employment category. Check them off to ensure you have completed them and bring them with you on your first day. Use the "Printer Friendly" link at the top to print a copy of this page. See the Forms to Complete and Bring on Your First Day  (also linked on the right) if you need to reprint a form.

EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY
NAME OF FORM New and Reinstated Appointees and Transfer Employees from Agencies External to DHS Headquarters Transferring USCIS and DHS HQ Employees Temporary Employees and Students
Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification    Does not apply    
Form  OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment    Does not apply    
Form SF-144, Statement of Prior Federal Service     Does not apply    
Form SF-256, Self-Identification of Disability          
Form SF-181, Ethnicity and Race Identification    Does not apply    
Form AD-349, Employee  Address    (If address has changed)   
Form W-4, Employee’s With-holding Allowance Certificate    (If changes are required)   
State Withholding Exemption Certificate    (If needed)      
Form SF-1199A, Direct Deposit Sign-Up Form      (If changes are required)       
Form SF-61, Appointment Affidavits    Does not apply           
Form D-4A, Certificate of Non-Residence in D.C. (if you are not a D.C. resident)    (If changes are required)        

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 06/01/2012