Quickly create and deploy intelligent eforms with PretaForm


Deliver paperless government faster 

PretaForm is a low code dynamic eform, data capture and app design building platform. Using PretaForm, your non-technical staff will be able to create and modify:

  • Public eforms for data capture or surveys.
  • Workflow automation.
  • Web-based applications.

These can be used to deliver the following services online:

  • Benefits applications
  • Registration forms/Registries
  • Discharge and Social Service assessments with workflow between Hospitals and Local Councils
  • Reporting crimes online to the Police
  • Internal HR forms such as leave requests
  • Community outreach/customer contact us forms
  • Data capture for analysis
  • Online apps/Responsive web-based apps for mobiles
  • Applications, including payment processing
  • eSurveys and questionnaires

PretaForm gives you the peace of mind of knowing that everything they create will comply with the UK GDS design and accessibility principles and Australian DTO digital service standard. It’s easy to build in workflow and transaction capabilities to deliver intelligent online forms for government use with business logic for dynamic control and complex field validations.

Once your forms have been created you can:

  • Go live immediately.
  • Collect data via XML, CSV, PDF forms, secure email or a web-based portal.
  • Use your IT staff to integrate them into your backend systems.

PretaForm helps your IT staff be more productive, using them for just the last 10% of developing form-based software. There’s no need for expensive consultants. As a result, your IT staff become enablers, able to quickly make forms available, rather than getting bogged down developing complex individual systems the old-fashioned way with hard code.

Build anything from simple eforms right through to end-to-end digital services

Your staff have a great deal of flexibility in the design of the forms. It's easy to build and amend visually in the editor with our drag and drop UI. Furthermore, someone equipped with business analysis skills can easily be trained to add additional functionality that will transform a simple submission form into a full, end-to-end digital service. This could include:

  • Backend logins
  • Reports
  • Worklists
  • Custom workflow
  • PDF generation
  • Web-service calls, and more...

This also be done without the need to install any software locally and there is no need for deployments.

Accelerate even more.....

PretaForm allows repetitive business processes such as backend integrations or complex workflow to be built by internal or external technical staff as point and click macros. No complex deployments, hosting or integrations are required. This makes your non-technical form builders that much more productive.

In addition to creating your own eforms, you can also get PretaGov to build them for you.

PretaForm is specifically designed with progressive enhancement in mind. This means that it will still work on older browsers and low bandwidth internet connections, ie if javascript is unavailable or the computer has loading issues. It is designed to work well on all standard IOS and Android devices.

Some typical applications of PretaForm online forms

PretaForm for GOV.UK Digital Services

Our eform building tool allows your staff to rapidly create digital forms that comply with the GDS Service standard and cloud security. Progressive enhancement is in-built, which is a mandatory GDS standard. Once built, it's GOV.UK ready and will pass GDS assessments. Because PretaForm apps are not hard coded, in contrast to many GOV.UK digital services, themes can be designed to enforce any branding required and you can embed the forms in any website. There is a GDS compliant theme, which works via one or two questions per page with a summary at the end, in accordance with the GDS design standard.

PretaForm for Local Government

PretaForm allows council teams to build online forms easily and quickly. It allows multipage options, which can be based on business rules and user responses. Your non-technical staff can product Alpha versions ready for integration. Then modify the eforms easily to deliver continuous improvement in the service. PretaForm can integrate with online payments, CMS and CRM systems.

PretaForm for Hospital eforms

PretaForm makes it easy for hospitals to replace their outdated paper forms with feature-rich electronic forms that complies with Healthcare Interoperability Standards. Easily create an intelligent workflow applications for each process, including data capture, required approvals, and business logic. If you need a hand, PretaGov can also make the electronic documents for you.

PretaForm for internal eforms and workflow

Replace your manual, paper-based processes with an online, paperless workflow system. Easily create intelligent workflow applications for each process, including data capture, required approvals, and business logic.


For an informative, no-obligation discussion, phone +44-(0)208-819-3887 (UK) or +61-(2)9955-2830 (Australia) or simply complete this enquiry form.