E-Verify FAQs

  • We are required to obtain an E-Verify Affidavit, also known as the Supplier Security and Immigration Affidavit, any time a purchase for services or labor exceeds a total amount of $2,499.99.

    O.C.G.A. §13-10-91(b)(1) states, in part, “A public employer shall not enter into a contract … for the physical performance of services unless the contractor registers and participates in the federal work authorization program. Before a bid for any such service is considered by a public employer, the bid shall include a signed, notarized affidavit from the contractor…

  • Clarification from DOAS’s State Purchasing Division (SPD) and the AG’s Office has been sought. However, in general, the advice provided by DOAS SPD is to “err on the side of caution and obtain the affidavit.” For the purposes of determining whether or not something is a good or a service, use this rule as a simple distinction: a good is tangible and a service is intangible. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact purchasing@kennesaw.edu or call 470.578-6214.

  • The Office of Procurement and Contracting will obtain all required affidavits from vendors that are issued PO's in PeopleSoft. However, to expedite the processing of a requisition, end-users may obtain the affidavits on their own and attach it to their requisition.
  • Yes, E-Verify rules apply to ALL purchases that meet the criteria listed in question number one above.
  • No. E-Verify requirements are different from bidding requirements. E-Verify affidavits are required for ALL purchases that meet the criteria listed above, even if they are considered an exempt commodity.
  • The Security and Immigration Compliance Affidavit form and related instructions can be found here.
  • Information regarding enrollment in the E-Verify program can be found via the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration website at http://www.uscis.gov/
  • This is the number issued by the E-Verify system to the vendor when they register.

 

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