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Yes, you may create a case before the employee begins work for pay as long as the employee has accepted an offer of employment and Form I-9 is completed. The hire date is the date the employee began (or will begin) work for pay. Use the Section 2 “Certification” date from the employee’s Form I-9 as the hire date in E-Verify.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 
04/09/2014