Bit of a timing issue with foreigners who were previously in the US and then come back who already have SSNs. The SSA says wait ten days before applying on SS-5 for an update to the SSN record because it takes them that long to get the information from DHS. However the employee can file the SS-5 then go to the employer who has to run E-verify on them (might even be the same day). There is a field for "doesn't have ...more »
On the My E-Verify Site - when you "Create Account" -after you do the self-check and receive "Work Authorized" status you should be given a message that says you are not eligible for My E-Verify or SSN Self Lock in your state at this time. Instead the site sends you back to "Create Account".
Only 5 states are currently eligible for SSN Lock. This should be prioritized for all states.