CM/ECF Filer or PACER Live Login

This is a Restricted Web Site for Official Court Business only. Unauthorized entry is prohibited and subject to prosecution under Title 18 of the U.S. Code. All activities and access attempts are logged.

Instructions for filing:
Enter your CM/ECF filer login and password if you are electronically filing something with the court.

If you received this login page as a result of a link from a Notice of Electronic Filing email:
Enter your CM/ECF filer login and password. The system prompts customers for a CM/ECF login and password when attempting to view certain types of documents.

If you have trouble viewing a document:
After successful entry of your CM/ECF login, you should be able to view the document. If you receive the message "You do not have permission to view this document," viewing the document is restricted to attorneys of record in the case and the system does not recognize you as such. If the login prompt appears again, after you have entered your CM/ECF login and password, it means that the "free look" link has expired. You will need to enter your PACER login and password to view the document.

Instructions for viewing filed documents and case information:
If you do not need filing capabilities, enter your PACER login and password. If you do not have a PACER login, you may register online at

Passwords must be at least eight characters long and include both uppercase and lowercase alphabetic characters and at least one digit or special character (for example, 0-9,@,#,$,%).
Passwords can be changed by accessing the Utilities Menu and clicking "Maintain Your Login/Password"

Please do not enter a client code when using your CM/ECF login and password. Client codes are for PACER accounts only.

Beginning on Thursday, February 2, 2017, Counsel using CM/ECF will have the option to use a credit card to pay filing fees for:
Civil and Criminal Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice
Civil Notice of Appeal
Civil Notice of Cross Appeal
Civil Notice of Interlocutory Appeal
Criminal Notice of Interlocutory Appeal
Criminal Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment
Criminal Appeal of Magistrate Judge Decision to District Court

There is a new Civil Cover Sheet to be used for all new cases filed as of June 1, 2017.
The new Civil Cover Sheet can be found on our court web site. Please follow the link below.

Beginning on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, the pdf file upload size limit is increased to 20MB per file.

If you forgot your CM/ECF password, click here

client code:
IMPORTANT NOTICE OF REDACTION RESPONSIBILITY: All filers must redact: Social Security or taxpayer-identification numbers; dates of birth; names of minor children; financial account numbers; and, in criminal cases, home addresses, in compliance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 5.2 or Fed. R. Crim. P. 49.1. This requirement applies to all documents, including attachments.

I understand that, if I file, I must comply with the redaction rules. I have read this notice.

An access fee of $0.10 per page or $2.40 per document with an audio attachment, as approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States, will be assessed for access to this service. For more information about CM/ECF, click here or contact the PACER Service Center at (800) 676-6856.

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