Formats of Different Government Forms
The commonly used government forms are available in different formats. Below are the detailed descriptions of each format:
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.
Form in Adobe PDF Format (.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.
Form in Microsoft Word Format (.doc 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.
Form in Microsoft Excel Format (.xls 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.
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.
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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)
Most word processors are able to read and process rtf documents. You may obtain the required software through the link below.
Form in e-Form Format (.eft 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:
LD E-Form (.afs format)
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: