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Forms must be properly structured and optimised to support the
person in completing the form without errors.
Guidelines for the design of forms are as follows:
Online Forms Checklist
Give the form a clear title.
Provide clear instructions at the start of the form.
Provide questions in a logical order.
Group similar questions together under a useful heading.
Avoid unnecessary or repeated questions.
Make it clear which fields are mandatory.
Make numbering as simple as possible.
Make it clear where answers should be provided.
Make it easy to navigate through the form.
Make it easy for the person to select options.
Make the ‘next’ or ‘submit’ button obvious and distinctive.