Updated disability self-ID form released

Contractors must use the new form by July 25.  

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced that the standard form contractors are required to use when soliciting disability status from applicants and employees has been updated. The new form contains “the preferred language for [certain specific] disabilities” and also provides additional examples of disabilities, including the following:

  • Alcohol or other substance use disorder (not currently using drugs illegally)
  • Disfigurement
  • Mobility impairment, benefitting from the use of wheelchair, scooter, walker, leg brace(s) or other supports
  • Short stature (dwarfism)

The disability self-identification form is approved by the Office of Management and Budget, and the OFCCP occasionally proposes changes during the renewal process. This new version of the form is approved by the OMB for use through April 30, 2026. 

The OFCCP directs contractors to ensure that the new form is incorporated into both applicant and employee processes no later than July 25 of this year. 

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