You misplaced your 2020 Census invitation and you’re not sure how to respond now. You’re in luck because you can Self-Respond using one of the three ways listed below without the invitation all the way through Aug. 11, 2020! Starting Aug. 11, Census Bureau Enumerators will begin going door-to-door to households that haven’t completed the Census questionnaire. Keep reading to learn how to complete the 2020 Census in three easy ways.
The newest option for completing your 2020 Census survey is online at www.my2020census.gov, using a computer, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone. This option is QUICK and EASY and takes less than 10 minutes! Image that, less than 10 minutes and you can help shape the future of our community.
Now you’re probably wondering, how do you fill out the Census if you threw away the invitation with the access code for your household? The answer is simple, you don’t actually need the access code to complete the Census. The access code helps the Census Bureau register when a household has completed their Census survey, but it is not necessary. Once you get to the website, you’ll click the box that indicates that you do not have the code that was provided on the invitation, then you’ll type in the address of the home that you live and sleep in most of the time as of April 1, 2020.
No Internet? No problem! You can complete the Census survey over the phone with a Census representative. For English, call 844-330-2020 and for Spanish, call 844-468-2020. The phone option is just as easy as the online option. You’ll speak with a Census Bureau Representative and work through the Census survey together.
Your responses are completely safe with the Census Bureau. All Census Bureau employees are bound by Title 13 to keep your information SAFE and SECURE.
The third option does require you to have your paper invitation in order to submit the paper questionnaire by mail. If you didn’t initially receive the paper questionnaire in the mail and only received an invitation to respond online or by phone, you will receive the paper version. Every household will eventually receive a paper copy in the mail, which contains the same questions as there are online and by phone.
For more information about the Census, its impact and its history, go to www.2020Census.gov.