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Space Requirements for Forms

Space Requirements for Forms
Field Name Field Length Format
Address 3-4 inches, variable data  
Age 1-3 digits  
City (North Dakota) Maximum 15 characters  
County (North Dakota) Maximum 13 characters  
Date - Numeric 8 digits, 10 with dashes or slashes (MM/DD/YYYY)
Date - Written

Maximum = 18 characters

Minimum = 11 characters 


6-9 characters

Abbreviations = 1-3 characters


3-9 characters

Abbreviations = 3 characters

Names of People 3-4 inches, variable data  
Social Security Number 9 characters, 11 with dashes NNN-NN-NNNN

2 character US Postal Service abbreviations

Maximum = 14 characters

Telephone Number 8 characters, 14 with area code in parenthesis (NNN) NNN-NNNN
Titles of People 3-4 inches, variable data  
ZIP Code 5 characters  
ZIP Plus 4 10 characters with dash NNNNN-NNNN

Margins: 1/4 inches minimum

Binding/Punching Margins: 5/8 inch to one inch, variable

Title Block: Usually 3/4 inch in height, 4-5 inches in width

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