These cover sheets are a formal way of submitting forms. Usually the cover sheet is placed on top or the first page in a set of documents as an introduction to the receiver.
This is a sample graduate cover letter of David M. Sullivan to Atty. Carol Newman expressing his strong interest in a position in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New State.
This is an example of a cover sheet addressed to the Office of Medical Services, Medical Records of the U.S. Department of State from a certain patient or individual. A checklist and some specific instructions relative to the subject matter are clearly indicated. This is called a fax sheet because if it cannot be scanned, send this through fax.