Formats of Different Government Forms

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The commonly used government forms are available in different formats. Below are the detailed descriptions of each format: 

Online Form

Online Form   You can fill out and/or submit (if applicable) this form to the Government online.

Some online forms are available for online submission.  For forms without online submission option, you can fill out these forms online and save/print the filled forms for submission via email, fax, post or other means according to instructions on the form.  Please refer to the link below regarding system requirements of using online forms on GovHK.

System requirements for GovHK online services

Form in Adobe PDF Format (.pdf format)

Form in Adobe PDF Format   You can view or print forms in pdf  format with the Adobe Reader. You may obtain the required software through the link below.

Software for opening GovHK documents

Form in Microsoft Word Format (.doc format)

Form in Microsoft Word Format   You can download and open this form with the Microsoft Word application. You may obtain information about the required software through the link below.

Software for opening GovHK documents

Form in Microsoft Excel Format (.xls format)

Form in Microsoft Excel Format   You can download and open this form with the Microsoft Excel application. You may obtain information about the required software through the link below.

Software for opening GovHK documents

Easy-fill Form

Easy-fill Form   MyGovHK users can use the “auto-fill” function to pre-fill the form with their personal information, and save the form in their accounts (if applicable). Non-MyGovHK users can still fill in the form online.

If you still have not registered for a MyGovHK account, do it now to enjoy this feature!
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If you want to know more about the system requirements for using online forms on GovHK, please click the link below.
System requirements for GovHK online services

Form in Rich Text Format (.rtf format)

Form in Rich Text Format   Most word processors are able to read and process rtf documents. You may obtain the required software through the link below.

Software for opening GovHK documents

Form in e-Form Format (.eft format)

Form in e-Form Format   You can download and open this form by using the e-Form Program which enables you to fill out and submit forms to the Government electronically. More information and the software required for e-Form Program is available at:

Using e-Form Program

LD E-Form (.afs format)

LD E-Form   Labour Department (LD)'s E-Form Filler/Viewer provides solution for filling LD’s e-forms electronically. More information and the software required are available at:

Using LD E-Form

 

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Last review date:November 2015