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Who is Issued This Document?

For guidelines on which documents on Form I-9 are issued to which categories of individuals, see the chart below.

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*Unrestricted Social Security cards that are acceptable List C documents are only issued to:

  • U.S. citizens
  • Noncitizen National of the United States
  • Lawful permanent residents
  • Refugees
  • Asylees
  • Citizens of the Republic of Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau admitted under a Compact of Free Association
  • Canadian-born American Indians
  • Mexican-born Kickapoo Indians
Last Reviewed/Updated: 06/29/2011