Verification Requirements

All employers must complete and maintain the Federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9).

Additionally, within five days after employing a new worker, all South Carolina employers must:

  1. Verify the employee’s work authorization through the E-Verify federal work authorization program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; or
  2. Verify that the employee either:
    1. Possesses a valid South Carolina driver’s license or identification card issued by the S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles.
    2. Is eligible to obtain a South Carolina driver’s license or ID card or
    3. Possesses a valid driver’s license or ID card from another state whose qualification requirements are as strict as South Carolina's.

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