Employment Authorization Document (Form I-766/EAD)

What is Employment Authorization Document (Form I-766/EAD)?

Employment Authorization Document (Form I-766/EAD) meaning A general term used to describe a card USCIS issues on Form I-766, Employment Authorization Card, to foreign nationals who are authorized to work in the United States. The card contains a photograph of the individual and sometimes his or her fingerprint. A foreign national who has an EAD usually has open-market employment authorization, but there are exceptions.

 

reference: U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services – Glossary