Features

When government forms are simple to build and simple to complete online, teams get better data and the public gets better services. Start using GC Forms .

Build and manage forms yourself

Pick from a library of customizable form fields

  • Add short and long answer questions, radio buttons, checkboxes, and dropdowns.
  • Save time with pre-formatted questions in both languages for fields like name, date, address, contact information, and legal attestation.

Review in both official languages side-by-side

  • Enter bilingual content for your form in one place.
  • Edit and format corresponding English and French.
  • Export text to a spreadsheet so it can be sent to an external translation team.

Test forms before publishing

  • Preview your entire form including branding, questions, and confirmation message.
  • Test form submission and response delivery ahead of time.
  • Share the form file with colleagues for feedback.

Get submitted form responses delivered securely

  • Retrieve response data by email to an individual or a shared inbox (up to Protected A).
  • Retrieve response data by downloading them directly from GC Forms (up to Protected B).

Publish trusted, user-friendly forms

Forms that people can fill out anywhere

  • Desktop, tablet, and mobile-friendly.
  • Complete on modern web browsers: Edge, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.
  • Assistive technologies such as screen readers, alternative navigation, and screen magnification.

Forms that save time and effort

  • Built-in error handling for required form components.
  • Autocomplete options for standard form fields.
  • Instant confirmation when a form is submitted.

Forms with the GC look and feel

  • Government of Canada signature and Canada wordmark.
  • Toggle between English and French.
  • Hosted on a Canada.ca domain.

New features

  • Closing a form
  • Conditional questions
  • Improvements to response management

Coming soon

  • Improvements to form management
  • Grouping related questions

On the radar

  • Higher response volumes
  • More complex forms and logic
  • Better workflow support

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