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Which types of federal contracts are exempt from the E-Verify federal contractor rule?

A contract is considered exempt if any of the following apply:

  • It is for fewer than 120 days
  • It is valued at less than $150,000, the simplified acquisition threshold
  • All work is performed outside the United States
  • It includes only commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) items and related services
Last Reviewed/Updated: 11/30/2012