Instructions for Filling Out Online Forms

The following official forms are used by Caltrans personnel while administering construction projects. They are also used by contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to meet contract requirements. All forms listed on this page are linked to Caltrans Electronic Forms System (CEFS)

CEFS requires a specific plug-in that makes the PDF documents dynamic (enables expanding and scripting features).

Microsoft Edge Settings:

  1. Go to the Microsoft Edge settings and select "Cookies and site permissions."
  2. Under "Site permissions," click on "PDF documents."
  3. Turn on "Always download PDF files." Note: You may need to restart Edge (close and open the browser) to see results. 

Note: If you cannot download pdf securely: Click ⋯ (Settings and more) > Settings > Cookies and site permissions and scroll down to and click on "Insecure content" in the list of permissions. Use the Add button to enter the URL of the site you're trying to download from. 


Windows Settings:

  1. In the Start menu type in "Default apps."
  2. Open the "Default apps" page and go to "Choose default apps by file type."
  3. Scroll down to ".pdf" and change the default to "Adobe Acrobat DC" or "Adobe Acrobat Reader DC" (whichever is listed on computer). 

For further information about the application of specific forms, please refer to Section 5-1, "Project Records and Reports," of the Construction Manual (PDF)

Division of Construction Forms

If you are looking for a form that doesn't appear on this page, visit CEFS.

Stormwater Forms based on the 2009 Construction General Permit:

Stormwater New Forms based on the 2022 Construction General Permit:

Contact Andrew A. Bui, Division of Construction / Office of Training and Environmental, for stormwater forms that don't have active links on this page.