Sample Notice of Filing Application for Permanent Employment Certification

USCIS is updating the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) to provide a sample notice of filing an Application for Permanent Employment Certification (ETA Form 9089) that complies with all regulatory requirements. 

Notice of the Filing of the Application for Permanent Employment Certification  

This notice is being provided as a result of the filing of an Application for Permanent Employment Certification (ETA Form 9089). The employer intends to permanently employ a foreign national in the job opportunity described below.  

Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to the Certifying Officer of the U.S. Department of Labor. The address of the Certifying Officer is:  

This Notice of Filing will be posted between 30 and 180 days before filing the permanent labor certification application.    
EMPLOYER’S NAME:     _______________________________________________________________    
POSITION TITLE:       ________________________________________________________________  
POSITION DUTIES:       _______________________________________________________________  

RATE OF PAY:       $________ per ____________  

ADDRESS(ES) OF EMPLOYMENT:     _______________________________________________________________ 

·         There is no bargaining representative for the job opportunity with the employer in the location(s) of intended employment.    
·         This notice was clearly visible and unobstructed while posted. It was posted for at least ten (10) consecutive business days in a conspicuous location in the workplace, where the employer’s U.S. workers could readily read the posted notice, including but not limited to locations in the immediate vicinity of the wage and hour notices.    
·         DATE POSTED: ________________________________    
·         DATE REMOVED: ________________________________    
·         LOCATION(S) WHERE THE NOTICE WAS POSTED: ________________________________________    

 I attest, under penalty of perjury, that the above notice was provided as shown.  


____________________________             _____________________________  

[PRINTED NAME AND TITLE]                 DATE  


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