Published Date: 04/28/2014
By Reneé Watkins
Is an unsigned passport or an unsigned Social Security card acceptable for Form I-9 purposes?
Yes. An unsigned passport is acceptable for Form I-9 purposes as long as the document reasonably appears on its face to be genuine and relate to the person presenting the document.
Yes. A signature on the social security card is not required for the card to be valid. You may accept an unsigned Social Security card as long as the card reasonably appears to be genuine and relate to the person presenting it.
If you have additional questions, please contact a member of CAI's Advice & Resolution Team at 919‑878‑9222 or 336‑668‑7746.