To complete and submit an Electronic Case Filing (ECF) Account Registration Form and Notification of Case Activity Request Form, perform the following four (4) steps.

Step #1: Download the forms using your browser. The Electronic Case Filing (ECF) Account Registration Form and Notification of Case Activity Request Form can be found here. The forms are interactive and allow most fields to be completed on-line.

Step #2: Depending upon your preference, either (a) complete the forms on-line and then print the forms, or (b) print the forms and then complete them manually (i.e., by typing or hand, in ink). Where applicable, please use font and/or margin settings that allow the forms to be printed on three (3) pages.

Step #3: (Optional): To help expedite processing, the Electronic Case Filing (ECF) Account Registration Form and Notification of Case Activity Request Form can also be submitted on-line if desired. Click on the Submit button, located at the bottom of the Notification form, to submit on-line. If you submit the forms in this fashion, you must then complete step 4 so that the court receives your signature.

Step #4: Sign the printed forms & mail them to:

Michael E. Kunz, Clerk of Court
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Courthouse
601 Market Street, Room 2609
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1797
ATTN: ECF
(215) 597-6390