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Ways to Fill Out the Form

The time is now. Help shape your future, and your community's future, by responding to the 2020 Census. Here's how:



Online

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Fill out the 2020 Census form online today: my2020Census.gov.

Most households received their invitation to respond to the 2020 Census between March 12 - 20. These official Census Bureau mailings will include detailed information and a Census ID for completing the Census online.

To find out more information, view a sample form here or visit 2020census.gov.

For online language guides in any of 59 languages, visit the Language Support page.




By phone

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You can respond by phone in a number of languages.

The 2020 Census will ask a few simple questions about you and everyone who is or was living with you on April 1, 2020.

To find out more information, view a sample form here or visit 2020census.gov.

For questions about responding to the 2020 Census, call the hotline in English 844-330-2020. Visit our Responding by Phone page for more information and for live agent support lines in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Tagalog, Polish, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, or Japanese




By Mail

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You can mail back the paper questionnaire sent to your home.

All homes will receive a paper questionnaire if they do not first respond online or by phone.

To find out more information, view a sample form here or visit 2020census.gov.

When responding, use blue or black ink to fill in the questionnaire. Do not use a pencil. When finished, return the questionnaire in the envelope provided. If you have lost your return envelope, please mail your completed questionnaire to:

  • U.S. Census Bureau

    National Processing Center

    1201 E 10th Street

    Jeffersonville, IN 47132



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