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Register for an ECF Filing Account

Attorneys admitted to the bar of this Court pursuant to LR Gen 201, and who wish to file documents in this Court, must complete the below Electronic Filing Registration Form prior to filing any documents electronically using the Court’s CM/ECF system.

ECF Registration Form

After your account is activated, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from the Court which will include your login and password credentials.  Filing Users are responsible to protect the security of their passwords and immediately notify the Clerk’s Office if their password has been compromised.  See LR Gen 304.

The length of time required to process your ECF registration will depend on the number of pending requests.  An attorney who needs to file a motion for emergency relief, and is unsure whether their registration request will be processed in time, should contact the Clerk’s Office as soon as possible to make special arrangements.   

To login to CM/ECF and file documents electronically, please visit http://ECF.RID.USCOURTS.GOV

Pro Se Litigants

Non-incarcerated pro se litigants who wish to file and receive documents electronically, must first:

  • Complete the mandatory interactive CM/ECF training modules located in the Training Resources section of the Court’s website by clicking here.
  • Complete, file with the Clerk’s Office, and serve on opposing counsel the below Pro Se Motion to Obtain an ECF Login and Password

Pro Se Motion to Obtain an ECF Login and Password

A confirmation e-mail, which will include login and password credentials for CM/ECF, will be sent only to those pro se litigants who have been allowed to file and receive documents electronically.