You’ve found the perfect job (or internship, or bursary) with a government department. You need to use the Z83 form to apply, but how does it work? We’ll explain how to full out the Z83.
How to Fill in the Z83 Form
So you’ve found a government job or internship or bursary you’re interested in and want to apply for it. The first thing you need to do is note down the reference number as stated in the advert.
Next, you need to get your hands on a Z83 form. The Z83 is the “Application for Employment” form and is designed to assist government departments in choosing the right person for the position. You can download one here, or get a copy from your nearest government department.
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- Always ensure that your information is 100% correct
- Fill in the reference number exactly as it appears in the job ad
- Follow the instructions! If you are told to attach a CV, then do so
Head to the next page to see a filled out example of the Z83 form.
Filled in Example Z83
You’ve got the Z83 and now you need to fill it in. It may look confusing but don’t worry, it’s not too bad! Take a look at the example below:
Sections E, F and G may be ignored if you are submitting a CV along with your form.
Now all you need to do is submit your Z83 form and any additional documents required to the correct address, as specified in the advert you saw.
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