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Employment application form template

When to use it

An application form will allow you to maintain a consistent approach when it comes to reviewing candidates as comparisons between candidates are easier to judge when you have the same information.

This application form incorporates the following sections: Applicant details (including name and address, Visa, Rehabilitation of Offenders, Car etc.), Education and Qualifications, Employment History, Reasons For Application, Hobbies and Interests, References. It is compliant with GDPR rules.

Employment application

Application for employment

(Please print clearly in black ink and block letters or type. Additional sheets may be used where necessary)

Position applied for:  

Personal details

Full name:  
Contact telephone:  

Immigration and asylum

Are you legally entitled to work in the UK? (circle)

In line with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, we have to ask for proof of your right to work in the UK. Therefore, if you are invited for interview please bring with you to the interview your original:

a) National Insurance Number e.g. N.I. Card, old payslip, P60, or

b) Passport, Work Permit, Certificate of Registration, or

c) Official confirmation of Naturalisation as a British Citizen

Yes | No

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act

Please note any criminal convictions except those spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If none, please state. In certain circumstances employment is dependent upon obtaining basic disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau / Scottish Criminal Records Office.  


Do you own a current valid driving license? (circle) Yes | No
If YES, please enter details of any endorsements:  
Do you have the use of a car? (circle) Yes | No

Planned commitments

The full Employment application form template will be available once purchased.

Reviewed 22 January 2022

Job application explained

An application for employment is a standard business document that is often used as a first step in determining whether an applicant meets the basic requirements of a role.