2.6 Terminate Company Locations

Participation in E-Verify may be terminated voluntarily by employers. To terminate participation, a program administrator, corporate administrator, the signatory of the MOU, or an authorized employer representative must submit a termination request no later than 30 days in advance of the date the employer would like to close its account. Employers may request termination electronically through E-Verify (see Terminate Company Account – Process Overview) or by submitting a written termination notice by email to E-Verify@uscis.dhs.gov. E Verify employer agents should review the Supplemental Guide for E-Verify Employer Agents for more information on company account termination.

During this 30-day period, employers must resolve all open cases in E-Verify, and they must not use E-Verify to create new cases. Employers are required to close all open E-Verify cases, even after the request to terminate the E-Verify account is made.

IMPORTANT: Once an account is terminated, employers will no longer have access to their account and associated records. To preserve the records from an E-Verify account, see Section 3.0 to create and retain a user audit report before the account is terminated. E-Verify case information and documentation must be retained for your employees for the same length of time as their Forms I-9.

To close a verification location’s E-Verify account, complete the steps outlined in Close Company Account – Process Overview.

Terminate Company Location – Process Overview

  • From Company Locations, select ‘Manage Company Locations’.
    Screen capture of Company Locations menu options highlighting 'Manage Company Locations'
  • Locate the location you want to terminate and select ‘Terminate’ link from the Company Locations Found page.
    Screen shot of the Company Locations pointing with an arrow to the Terminate link on one of the two test companies in this sample
  • Next, select your Termination Request Reason.
    Screen capture of the Terminate Company Locations showing a warning banner atop the page that explains that once terminated the locations will no longer access E-Verify
  • Click ‘Next’.
  • A ‘Review Termination Request’ message will appear informing the user that E-Verify will be notified of your request to terminate participation in the program.
    Screen capture of the Review Termination Request showing one last termination warning banner atop the page with a red button for at the bottom for confirmation of the termination
  • Once you select Yes, Request Termination, you will receive an email confirming that your account is terminated in 30 days.

Account administrators can cancel a termination request if it's still within the 30-day window before the account has been terminated

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