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An application form

Learn how to fill in an application form.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and tips and do the exercises.

Reading text

Library card application

First name MIKE
Last name ESPOSA-HERNANDEZ
Date of birth 08/11/1991
Address 4 CHARLES ROAD, GLOUCESTER
Postcode GL1 3ZE
Phone 07796 345678
Email m.esposa@example.com

I declare the information provided is correct.

Signature Mike Esposa-Hernandez

Date 03/07/2018

 

Your checklist

Have you got everything you need?

[ ✔ ] a passport photo

[ ✔ ] a copy of my passport or other photo ID

[ ✔ ] proof of address

Your card will be issued within 15 days and sent to the address provided.

Tips

1. It's a good idea to write in capital letters so it’s easy to read, except for your email address and signature.

2. For dates, in the UK we usually write them DD/MM/YYYY (day-month-year). So, for 1 September 2018 you write 01/09/2018. In the United States it is MM/DD/YYYY so you write 09/01/2018.

3. If you don't understand every word on the form, don't panic. You can probably guess what information you need to write. Ask someone for help if you need to.

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Language level

Beginner: A1

Comments

I think that's when I was searched for the pool, they made me fill out a way in it I also asked if I had health problems.

The topic is really useful because to show the way you can will walk. Step by step...

The last form I filled in was medical. I went to the health sub-center in my town, to dentistry, and they always ask you to fill in a routine form to keep track of your health.

Help!
What is the difference between Filled in, Filled out, Filled up?

Hello mirtha,

Filled up means to make something full. It often describes the physical state of a container. A car can be filled up with petrol or gasoline, for example, or a cup can be filled up with a drink. A calendar can be filled up with meetings.

Filled in or filled out can both describe a form or document which is completed with information. You might fill out (fill in) a form when you apply for a passport, for example.

 

You can check the meanings of words like this in any good dictionary, where you'll find the full range of meanings with examples:

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/fill-up

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/fill-in

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/fill-out

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

The last form I filled in was about Dental forms.

The last form which I filled up was job application.

I remember filling a bank form.

Infortunely, the last time I filled out a form was to make a complain about smartphone technical assistence.

The last form was a request for the scheduling of the English exam.

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