How To: Obtain Immigration Verification Letter

Who does this?  Stanford Employees

When?  Employees need to verify employment status for immigration purposes.

How?  Employees can obtain and print an Immigration Verification Letter directly from The Work Number web site provided by Equifax (a third party service provider).


Obtain Immigration Verification Letter (4 steps)

step 1

Launch The Work Number web site:

step 2

Log into The Work Number Employee section:

  1. Click I'm an Employee.
  2. Click Enter Site.
  3. Click Log In.
  4. Click Log In again on the statement "For options described above, please LOG IN."
  5. Enter 10526 in Employee Name or Code field.
  6. Click Log In button.
  7. Click I want to provide proof of employment and income.
  8. Enter your Social Security Number without any dashes or spaces.
  9. Click Continue.
  10. Enter your PIN (personal identification number).
    Note:  If you have not previously logged in to The Work Number, please phone the Financial Support Center to request your confidential PIN. During the login process, you may be prompted with challenge questions to confirm your identity. Also, you will be prompted to confirm personal profile information to enable PIN resets in the future.
  11. Click Log In.
step 3

Obtain an immigration verification letter:

  1. Find the Immigration tab on the Main Menu.
  2. Click Print to print the Employment Verification Letter for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Foreign Government Agencies and Embassies.
    1. Use caution when printing salary information to a public printer.
    2. This immigration verification letter does NOT satisfy the requirements for the following immigration forms:
      • Application for Family Unity Benefits (Form I-817)
      • Application for Temporary Protected Status (Form I-821)
      • Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes (Form N-470)
      These immigration forms require verification of your employment status to be in the form of an affidavit signed by Stanford. Please submit a Support Request to Payroll.
step 4

Click Main Menu or Logout.

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Additional Notes

  • Information Privacy and Security: All employment and salary verification transactions are protected by Equifax. You can personally safeguard your information by keeping your Social Security Number and PIN confidential. You can change your PIN at any time from the The Work Number web site, My Account option.


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