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After you have downloaded the application package, you can complete it offline - you will not need to be connected to the Internet. This gives you the ability to route the application package to others in your organization as an email attachment, much like you would with any shared document.
Four sets of instructions are available to assist you when completing an application package: Agency Instructions -
These are agency specific application package instructions and must be downloaded separately from the application package. Application Package Cover Sheet Instructions -
These are additional instructions providing information about how to complete application package forms. These instructions are located on the cover sheet of the application package. Application Package Instructions -
These are located at the bottom of the application package and provide informaiton about filling out the application. Field-Level Instructions -
These instructions are available by selecting the field-level help button and provide specific information about each field on the application.
Note: Treat your application as you would any important document. Remember to save it to your computer often because changes are NOT automatically saved. When you have completed the application package, you need to click the Save button prior to submitting it. Also, the application package cannot be submitted until all required fields have been completed.