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Preemployment Forms Package

This package of forms must be completed prior to your first day of employment with the Antitrust Division.

Several of the forms can be completed online; others may be printed and completed by hand. Please review each form for accuracy and print it before continuing to the next form. It is recommended that you keep copies of these documents for your records.

After the preemployment security process has been completed satisfactorily, you will receive notification of a starting date, with detailed information as to where to report. Bring all of these completed forms to orientation on your first day of employment. If you have any questions, contact the Human Resources Specialist handling your case.

Required Forms

"Fillable PDF" indicates that you can complete the form online using Adobe Acrobat and print it. If you prefer, you can also print the form and complete it by hand.

Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9) (fillable PDF)
Note: Complete Section 1 only. Do not complete Sections 2 and 3.

Direct Deposit Sign-Up Form (SF-1199A) (fillable PDF)
Note: Section 1. C Please enter your social security number as the Claim or Payroll ID Number. Section 3. You are not required to have this completed by your financial institution, however, please be sure to enter the routing number correctly.

Employee Address (AD-349) (fillable PDF)

Statement of Prior Federal Service (SF-144) (fillable PDF)

Note: Do not complete the Office Address section.

Ethnicity and Race Identification (SF-181) (fillable PDF)

Self-Identification of Disability* (SF-256)

Reporting Loss or Theft of Portable Electronic Devices or Division Data

Federal Income Tax Withholding Statement (W-4) (fillable PDF)

Temporary Employment Statements

State and Local Tax Forms

You may also need to complete state and local tax forms as appropriate for your state of residency. In some cases, you may need to complete a form regarding withholding of city employment taxes for nonresidents. Bring the appropriate completed forms to orientation on your first day of employment.

All forms below are fillable PDF forms, unless otherwise noted. The links listed here are provided for your information only. The Department of Justice does not endorse the organizations or views represented by these sites and takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over, the accuracy, accessibility, copyright or trademark compliance, or legality of the material contained on these sites. All Disclaimers of Endorsement apply.

For employees in
Complete these forms
Washington, D.C. sections   Complete the appropriate form for your state of residence:

If you are not a resident of Washington, D.C., complete the Certificate of Non-residence in the District of Columbia (D-4A).

Chicago Office   Illinois Withholding Allowance Certificate (IL-W-4)

If you are not a resident of Illinois, complete the Employee's Statement of Nonresidence in Illinois (IL-W-5-NR).

New York Office   Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate (IT-2104)

Certificate of Exemption from Withholding (IT-2104-E)

San Francisco Office   California Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate (DE-4)

The Department of Justice, Antitrust Division is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is encouraged. It is the policy of the Department of Justice to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected are required to pass a urinalysis test to screen for illegal drug use prior to a final appointment. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Updated July 26, 2023