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Disabled Employees

Completing Form I-9 for Employees with Disabilities (Special Placement)

A representative of a nonprofit organization, association or rehabilitation program, parent, or legal guardian may establish identity for an individual being placed into employment by a nonprofit organization, association or as part of a rehabilitation program (i.e., a special placement program) if the individual cannot provide a List B document. 

How to complete Form I-9

In Section 1, a representative of a nonprofit organization, association or rehabilitation program, parent, or legal guardian:

  • Fills out the employee’s information and checks the box by his or her immigration status
  • Writes “Special Placement” in the signature block
  • Completes the Preparer and/or Translator Certification block

To complete Section 2 for an employee with a disability, the employer:

  • Enters “Special Placement” under List B
  • Records the List C document presented
Last Reviewed/Updated: 05/13/2011