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Government Forms & Applications

Dateline: 12/4/97
Updated: 01/30/98

Introduction
There's a saying in architecture that "form follows function." There should be a saying in government that "forms follow legislation." It is a rare agency of U.S. Government that does not require us to fill out some sort of form in order to interact with it. And even though the plethora of federal forms often seems redundant, even silly, imagine trying to get along without them. "Using the formulas above, please calculate your 1998 income tax on the attached blank piece of paper. Show your work. Use black ink. Be neat."

Indeed, a growing number of government forms are being made computer readable. Some can even be filled out and submitted over the Internet. The result? Less cost and more efficiency. And that's good.

A Government Forms Jumpstation
This feature, which will become a lasting and growing resource on U.S. Government Info/Resources, will serve as a "jumpstation" to government forms and applications that can be accessed via the Internet.

In most cases, the links below will take you to an index page of the online forms available for the given topic, or agency. Items listed below the links are meant only as examples of the forms you can find there.

In several cases, you will need to download forms to your PC in order to use them. (The IRS forms, for example.) These form files will come to you in the .PDF format, so you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view or print them. Acrobat is free, and you can get it right here.

Download Free Adobe Acrobat Reader

Many forms are available in text, or HTML format and can either be printed out, or saved directly from your browser.

So, without further words, let's go get that form!

Page Index:

Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms Forms
Car Air Bag On-Off Switch Request Form
Child Safety Seat Registration Form
Consumer Product Safety Online Incident Report Form
Copyright Office Forms
Export - Import Bank Forms and Publications
Federal Communications Commissions Forms
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Forms
Federal Employment Application Forms
Federal Student Aid Applications
Government Standard and Optional Forms (GSA)
Housing and Urban Development Forms
Immigration and Naturalization Forms
National Mail Voter Registration Form
National Science Foundation Grant Proposal Forms
Passport Application Forms
Small Business Administration Forms
Social Security Forms
Tax (IRS) Forms and Instructions
USDA Rural Development Forms
Veterans Administration Forms

NOTE: Forms shown below the links are just examples of forms available on the site.

Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms Forms
All application and information relating to the possession, sale, transfer, and taxation of alcohol, firearms, explosives, and tobacco products.
Sponsoring Agency:
Treasury Department - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF)

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Car Air Bag On-Off Switch Request Form (49 CFR Part 595)
On-Off Switch Information Brochure (required)
Procedures for Getting and On-Off Switch
Procedures for Getting Air Bag Deactivation
How shorter drivers can eliminate risk without air bag deactivation
Sponsoring Agency:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Child Safety Seat Registration Form
Direct link to PDF download of the form.
Sponsoring Agency:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Consumer Product Safety Online Incident Report Form
Online form for reporting a product-related accident, injury or death.
Sponsoring Agency:
Consumer Product Safety Commission

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Copyright Office Forms
Form TX - For non-dramatic literary works
Form PA - For works of the performing arts
Form SR - For sound recordings
Form VA - For works of the visual arts
Form SE - For serials (newspapers, magazines, etc.)
Sponsoring Agency:
The Library of Congress

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Export- Import Bank Forms and Publications
Small Business
Working Capital
City/State Programs
Claims Filing
Sponsoring Agency:
Export-Import Bank of the United States

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Federal Communications Commission Forms
Application for AM, FM, TV Broadcast Station Licenses
Cable Programming Service Rate Complaint Form
Low Power TV Applications
Application for Mobile / Rural Radio Telephone Service
Amateur Operator License Forms
Many more
Sponsoring Agency:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Forms
Notice of Change in Director or Senior Executive Officer
Notice of Change in Control
Biographical and Financial Report
All in Adobe .PDF format.

Sponsoring Agency:
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Federal Employment Application Forms
OF-612 Optional Application for Federal Employment
OF612-E.EXE - Fill it out on your PC. Includes a spell checker!
Sponsoring Agency:
Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

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Federal Student Aid Application
FAFSA on the Web - apply for financial aid online!
FAFSA Express - download to your PC and send with modem
FAFSA in PDF format
Sponsoring Agency:
U.S. Department of Education

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Government Standard and Optional Forms
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Forms
General Services Administration Forms
Some forms can be filled out online
Sponsoring Agency:
General Services Agency (GSA)

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Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Forms
Hundreds of HUD forms in PDF format. If you know the number of the form you want, use the link above. Otherwise, use:
The HUD Forms Finder Search Tool

Sponsoring Agency:
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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Immigration Naturalization Service Forms
I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
G-639 Freedom of Information/Privacy Act
Asylum request forms
Immigration / Naturalization forms
Sponsoring Agency:
Department of Justice - Immigration Naturalization Service

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National Mail Voter Registration Form
Allows you to register to vote from anywhere in the United States.
Forms for each state, in PDF format. See Exceptions on web site.
Sponsoring Agency:
Federal Election Commission

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National Science Foundation Grant Proposal Forms
NSF 98-3 Proposal Forms Kit (includes instructions)
NSF 95-28 Proposal Forms Kit (includes instructions)
All individual forms; Summary, Progress Report, Description, etc.
Sponsoring Agency:
National Science Foundation

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Passport Application Forms
DSP-11 Application for Passport
DSP-82 Mail-in Application for Passport
DSP-19 Amendment to Passport
DSP-64 Lost of Stolen Passport
Sponsoring Agency:
Department of State

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Small Business Administration Forms
4-L Application for Business Loan to $100,000
1010B Sole Proprietorship Program Application
641 SCORE Request for Counseling (online submission)
SBA Publications
Sponsoring Agency:
Small Business Administration (SBA)

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Social Security Forms
SS-5 Request for Social Security Form
SSA-7004 Request for Earnings and Benefit Estimate
Administrative Hearing Forms
Request for Reconsideration
Sponsoring Agency:
Social Security Administration

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Tax Forms and Instructions
All individual and non-individual tax forms, tables, instructions, worksheets, and IRS publications. In PDF, PCL, PostScript, and SGML.
Sponsoring Agency:
U.S. Treasury Department - Internal Revenue Service

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USDA Rural Development Forms
Series 400, 1000, 1900, 3500, and 4200 Forms
Sponsoring Agency:
United States Department of Agriculture

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Veterans Administration Forms
VA Benefits Forms
VA Healthcare Forms
10-Point Veteran's Preference
Request for Location of Military Service Records
Sponsoring Agency:
Department of Veterans' Affairs

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NOTE: Forms shown below the links are just examples of forms available on the site.

Check This Page Often
As more government forms go online, look for them here.

Looking for a Form?
If you are looking for a particular government form, email me and I'll try to find it for you.
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