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Navigation Bar

Within each view a navigation bar appears on the top of the page. It navigates you through different views without having to return to the main page. You can click on the "Next Page" and "Prev Page" links to navigate through multiple pages in any of the views.


An advanced Forms searching screen is available to allow you to locate forms using a number of selection criteria. Note: Searching is restricted to this Forms Repository.

Fields and their description

Form NumberIt is a unique form identifier number.
Edition DateIt is the current released version of the form.
TitleThe formal title of the form.
MinistryIt is the Ministry to which the form belongs.
Branch/AgencyIt is the Branch/Agency to which the form belongs.
ProgramIt is the Program to which the form belongs.
FormatDescribes the format in which the form is available (e.g., PDF, Word, WordPerfect, etc.)
Form Link AddressLink to actual form
SizeSize of the attached form
FunctionalityDescribes the functional characteristics of each format.
- Fill & PrintYou can complete the form on the screen and print it.
- View OnlyForm can be only viewed on the screen. You will not be able to complete it on screen or print it.
- Paper CopyThis form is available only in the paper version.
- View & PrintThis form can be viewed and printed.

Instructions for filling-in PDF forms online

Note: Acrobat® Reader will not allow you to electronically save the information you have entered into your form. You must print a copy of the completed form before closing the file.
  • Position the hand pointer inside a form field and click. The I-beam pointer allows you to type text. The arrow pointer allows you to select a field or check box. You may also tab into a check box.
  • Press the space bar to insert a check mark. þ
  • Press Tab to accept the field change and go to the next field.
  • Press Shift + Tab to accept the field change and go to the previous field.
  • Use your mouse to select an area of the form that is not inside a form field before printing your form. If a form field is active (contains the blinking bar) the contents will not print.
  • You can use the CLEAR FORM button on the form if you need to start over.

Printing the form

  • After completing the form on your screen, look at the status bar below the form image. It will show you the correct paper size to use when printing. Note that some forms may be more than one page, or may be in "landscape" format.
  • Page format

  • Print the form and sign your name where indicated.
  • Mail your completed information to the return address shown on the form. If the printed form is being cropped on the bottom of your page, there are several solutions:
  • On the Acrobat® Reader menu.

  • checkbox

  • Reduce your printer margin settings.
  • Reduce the resolution setting of your printer from 600 dpi to 300 dpi.
  • Increase the RAM memory of your printer
  • Set the dithering option to "Fine" or "Coarse"
  • Set the graphics option to "Raster" mode. (Not available for all printer drivers.)
  • Select the printer icon on the far right of the Acrobat Reader tool bar