How To Find Your Employment History?

Can I find my work history online?

If you need names and addresses of employers to fill out your employment history, you can find them on your tax returns, which you need Form 4506 to request. The IRS makes the form available for download online at

How do I find the exact dates of my previous employment?

The best way to get the exact date of your employment is to call the human resources department of your previous employer, if the company is still in business. If not, call the Internal Revenue Service or the Social Security Administration; they keep records of your work history.

How do I find my employment history for free?

The best part is the request is free. You can receive a statement of your employment history from Social Security by completing a Request for Social Security Earnings Information form. You’ll receive detailed information about your work history including employment dates, employer names and addresses, and earnings.

Can I request my work history from HMRC?

You can ask HMRC for a record of your employment history if you’re making a compensation claim for: an industrial injury (for example, asbestosis, industrial deafness) a personal injury (for example, road traffic accident or fall)