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A mismatch from Self Check does not mean that you are not authorized to work in the United States and may be caused by several different situations.

  • You may have entered information incorrectly. 
  • You may have changed your name recently. 
  • If you naturalized or changed your immigration status recently, you may need to wait up to a few weeks for Self Check to accurately reflect the change.
  • There is an unforseen problem with your SSA or DHS record.
  • You are not authorized to work in the United States.
Last Reviewed/Updated: 
02/09/2012