How to Create a PDF Form

November 26, 2021

Update: We are excited to announce that we have just released the new version of Jotform PDF Editor.

Jotform PDF Editor – Fillable PDF Form Creator

PDF Form is extremely useful for sharing and compiling form documents. Jotform provides the quickest way to convert your online forms to a PDF format. Please follow the steps below to start:

  1. Go to the My Forms page.
  2. Hover on a form and expand its More menu.
  3. Select Publish Form.
  4. Hit the Download button under the PDF tab.

    You can also find the download PDF button in the Form Builder, under Publish – PDF tab.

  5. You will be taken to the Jotform PDF Editor. It is like the Form Builder but focused on the PDF layout of the form. Click on the Download button to download the PDF file.

You can edit the PDF Form by toggling off the Preview PDF option in the upper-right.


Here, you can add new elements by dragging items from the left sidebar. We have the Basic (PDF) Elements and Fields (form elements).

Once you are done building the PDF form, you can click the Download button in the upper-right corner of the window to quickly get the PDF form.


Comments and suggestions are welcome below. If you have a question, post it in our Support Forum so we can assist you.

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