Which file formats are supported for responses to custom questions?

You can ask candidates to upload various file types with a custom question.

Applies to: Pay-as-you-go, Scale, Business, Enterprise plans; Owner, Admin, Recruiter roles


You can have candidates upload a file by using the File upload custom question type. Example use cases for this include asking for a resume or portfolio, or asking for the answers to some sort of take home assignment.

Candidates can upload the following file formats in response to your custom question:

  • PDF
  • DOC
  • DOCX
  • XLS
  • XLSX
  • Various image files (PNG, JPEG, etc.)

The maximum size for a file upload is 25 MB.

Tip: For more information about how to add custom questions, or the types of questions you can add, take a look at this article.


If you still need help, you can always reach out to the support team. We're happy to answer your questions.