Tips for filling in a paper form

There are instructions on how to answer the questions on page two of the form and on the leaflet that came with it.

Tips for filling in a paper form

  • Write your answers in blue or black ink
  • Include everyone living or staying at your household on the night of Sunday 21 March 2021
  • Use capital letters, or tick the boxes as instructed
  • Only use one character for each box
  • You can shorten words, for example “Rd” for “Road” or “St” for “Street”
  • Give as much detail as you can

Tips for returning after filling in a paper form

  • Check you’ve signed and dated the declaration on the front page of the paper form
  • Do not send us anything else – only your paper form
  • Use the prepaid envelope you received with the paper form
  • If you’ve lost your prepaid envelope, place your paper form into a plain envelope and return to FREEPOST, CENSUS 2021
  • Only send back one paper form per envelope
  • Make sure the return address can be seen through the envelope window
  • Post your paper form back to us as soon as you can, or ask someone you trust to do this for you