What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

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We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.

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    How do I create a jotform from an existing fillable pdf?

    Asked by Jeff Schaeffer  on March 24, 2014 at 03:38 PM

    I have an existing fillable pdf, but I want to convert it to an encrypted jotform.  How do I go about this?

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    Answered by Cesar on March 24, 2014 at 05:41 PM

    Unfortunately there is no way to import your form on to ouor Form Builder. In which case you will need to replicate the form by composing it with our Form Builder.

    If you do need any assistance once you have begun composing the form, do let us know. Thank you.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on March 16, 2015 at 10:32 PM

    Hi Jeff,

    We just want to update you regarding this matter. Our developers have just released a new awesome feature that will let you import fillable PDF forms to Jotform. Please check it at this link:


    Choose the third option, the PDF Only:

    Importing your fillable PDF form may take a couple of days, but we will send you an email once the form(s) are ready.

    Thank you!