To receive certification, submit Form 8850, Pre-Screening Notice and Certification Request for the Work Opportunity Credit, to your State Employment Security Agency (SESA). You must either:
- receive the certification by the day the individual begins work, or
- do both of the following:
- complete Form 8850 by the day you offer the individual a job, and
- submit the form to your SESA by the 21st day after the individual begins work.