How to Integrate with MailChimp

Last Update: May 7, 2017

One of the common problems JotForm users encounter is to send newsletter emails to people who previously filled their forms. There are really great tools to send emails, and one of them is MailChimp.

Mailchimp is a great tool to send beautiful newsletters or announcements to your web site users and customers. So, instead of implementing a newsletter feature ourselves, we decided to integrate with them.

So, how can you start using MailChimp integration? Easy!

1. Click SETTINGS at the top

2. Then INTEGRATIONS on the left

3. Look for MAILCHIMP by using the search box

4. Click it to launch the Integration Wizard

Enter your Mailchimp API key.

Then follow the wizard steps.

One of the great things about our MailChimp integration is that it can add your existing submissions data to your newsletter list. So, in minutes, you will be ready to send newsletters to your visitors. See the following screenshot.

You can also setup to send the information directly to an Opt-in mail.

Allow the user to decide if she wants to be added to the Opt-in list by using a Send if user agrees, so this will work if a check box into the form is ticked.

MailChimp is free up to 2,000 subscribers. So, even if you don’t have an existing account, you should give them a try. Send your users a newsletter and remind them about your web site.

Happy Newsletter Sending Day! 


Chris (May 17, 2012 at 08:03 AM)


I need to create multiple sign up forms that go onto one mailchimp list- but there's one catch.

Each form needs to go into the same list but a different group of that list.

Is it possible to add a group field on mailchimp forms?



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highoctane (May 18, 2012 at 05:33 PM)

If I want to only have those submissions who opt in by checking a checkbox to be entered into mailchimp database, how I can I integrate that conditionally?

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DatingCoachKK (August 07, 2012 at 05:45 PM)

So I love the JotForm system for forms but I want to be able to wrap it into a newsletter. Can I embed the JotForm into MailChimp so that way I can put additional featured information around the JotForm?

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beautifulbaby (September 23, 2012 at 12:29 AM)

jotform 'select list' won't work uggh anyone?
I can't import from jot to chimp b/c chimp doesn't have it listed
but when I just want to import from jot to chimp the PICK A LIST is grey and not enabled?
thanx anyone if you can help (newbie sorry)

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fronton (September 24, 2012 at 08:28 PM)

The integration is not working for me. I select Mailchimp, enter the API key etc and select the correct.

Then I test the Jotform form - check the opt-in field but the entry does not appear in my Mailchimp email list.

Any assistance greatly appreciated.

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fronton (September 24, 2012 at 08:30 PM)

that should have said "and select the correct list".

erreichedeinziel (May 16, 2013 at 03:50 AM)

I have tested the Mailchimp integration. It works :-)
I have no a Mailchimp List with 3 "Subgroups". When I start the Mailchimp Integration Wizard I can see the List and the 3 groups.
The customer should be able to select also the group in the Jot form. The selected group(s) should then submitted to mailchimp.

Can you help me to solve this problem?



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torontoislandlakeswim (June 17, 2013 at 12:11 AM)

I am not seeing my contacts go into Mailchimp. I have my API key from Mail chimp, but nothing is flowing through?

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entechinst (September 20, 2013 at 01:38 PM)


Is it possible to have the end user choose which Group they wish to subscribe to? This seems like such a logical feature.

In a world where there are people who like bananas or apples, we should allow them to choose which types of emails they are interested in: Banana Emails or Apple Emails instead of forcing them into one.

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rmkilgorejr (October 25, 2013 at 03:16 PM)

I have coompleted the intergration process but I can't seem to get the first and last names to populate in the appropriate fields in Mailchimp. How do i correct this problem without changing my JotForm documnent?

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izen (November 22, 2013 at 06:12 AM)

Hi, I tried the API key integration which worked great. However, the problem is - I have multiple name+email fields, but can choose only one set of name+email
The 'Add New Option' doesn't allow other name and email to be chosen to add to Mailchimp. How can I fix that?

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captaglobal (December 06, 2013 at 11:42 PM)

I need to send automatized emails for new subscribers and I´d like create list directly from the form.

Example Subscriber complete a form and he or she receives emails with information that it was prepared before, its like an autoresponders emails but extend this process in a specif time interval (1 mounth: 1 Email per week)for each new subscribers.

Thank you

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Gladys (December 12, 2013 at 05:23 PM)

I am looking for a way to send jotform data to an email marketing or newletter, not a list. Is this possible?

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jimzaspelva (June 05, 2014 at 05:58 AM)

I have folloewd your steps but after jot form submited no subscriber add in mailchimp list.

Please HELP ASAP !.

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IdentityConsulting (June 25, 2014 at 01:34 AM)

Hi, I've not had a lot of success with integration with mailchimp. I've done all of the above steps but no data gets sent to the mailchimp list.

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Gerome (October 16, 2014 at 10:53 PM)

Wuhoo!!! thanks for this really helpful :D

Liesel (May 11, 2015 at 04:37 AM)

Hi, I am trying to integrate my jot form with Mail Chimp but when I get to the window where I need assign the mail to the mail etc it just gives me blanks options?

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romej14 (May 26, 2015 at 03:06 PM)

I cannot get the email option to show up when I am on the "Match Form Fields" page in the integration wizard. The dropdown menu shows:


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varshar (July 08, 2015 at 05:57 AM)

i m facing issue which i have attached with link plz help me out asap.

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revolutionwed (July 23, 2015 at 02:55 PM)

After I put in my Mail Chimp API, it asks me to select a list, but none of my lists are shown in the drop down menu (it's empty). If I click NEXT, it redirects me to select a list first, which is still empty. I have like 10-15 Mail Chimp lists...why don't they show up when I try to integrate them?

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kingfisherweddings (January 28, 2016 at 03:34 PM)

This is absolutely rubbish and a complete waste of time. Will only let you have 3 fields to import.

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jerrynasa (April 15, 2016 at 11:24 AM)

i've got the integration working, nice!! But now I added some fields in my form, but I don't know how to enter the mailchimp integration tool again.

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phluent (May 04, 2016 at 01:51 PM)

Does the opt in checkbox have to be labeled "Newsletter"? and can the text be edited? - My conditional set up in integrations keeps dropping out the opt in?

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mohan (May 27, 2016 at 02:53 AM)

How to integrate MailChimp for android .Kindly help me and give some doc or tutorial.

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zorigfoundation (October 26, 2016 at 01:52 AM)

With each new form you create, do you need to integrate mailchimp each time?

fightingfitness (April 05, 2017 at 07:12 AM)

Trying to integrate jot forms with my mail chimp

API authenticated
Choose a list selected

but then when it comes to
Match your field

I have nothing to select in order to complete

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sethunya (April 22, 2017 at 09:00 AM)

I have done every step as above, so now how do i intergrate the form into wordpress blog?


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primaterational (June 12, 2017 at 12:33 AM)

Hi there,

Is it possible to embed the sign-up form into the sidebar, or footer - via a widget?
I've tried copying the [embed] HTML code into a text widget, but it won't appear on my website.
Any ideas?

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jack adision (June 15, 2017 at 03:17 AM)

Great post

vanessa6297 (June 19, 2017 at 02:17 PM)

thanks, this did the trick.

Stinebemo (June 28, 2017 at 10:09 AM)

I've successfully integrated with my MailChimp list, but I have an overwrite problem:
An optional check box in my JotForm is linked up with a field in my MailChimp list. This field might already be populated in MailChimp – a user may have filled in the form at previously – and I need this information to stay intact.
But if the check box in my JotForm is left unticked... this will overwrite the MailChimp field with a blank entry – thus deleting any existing information. This is a problem.
Please tell me if there is a way the field could be left intact if the check box is not ticked?

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