This form is to be used by attorneys to register for filing privileges to electronically file documents using the CM/ECF System in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York.

First step - Your Info




Step 2 - Contact Information


Last step - Signature

I, the attorney filer, certify under penalty of perjury that I agree to adhere to all the rules and regulations in the NDNY Administrative Order for Filing, Signing, and Verifying Pleadings and Papers by Electronic Means currently in effect and any changes or additions that may be made to such Administrative Order and to the following:
  1. I understand that use of my login and password constitutes my signature on an electronically filed document for all purposes, including those under Rule 9011 and 28 U.S.C. § 1746, and shall have the same force and effect as if I had affixed my signature on a paper document being filed. Signatures will be indicated by “/s/” and the typed name of the person signing in the following format: “/s/ Jane Smith” on the signature line.
  2. Registration shall constitute a request and an agreement to receive service of pleadings and other papers electronically pursuant to Fed. Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 9036, where service of pleadings and other papers electronically is otherwise permitted by first class mail, postage paid.
  3. I shall protect and secure the login and password issued by the court, and I shall be solely responsible to the court regarding each record entered into the CM/ECF system using my login and password. The login and password will be used only by me. If there is any reason to suspect misuse of the password, it is my duty to change my password and immediately contact the court to report the suspected misuse.
  4. I may notify the court to terminate my status at anytime. If I cease to be an employee or agent of the firm on whose behalf documents are being electronically filed with the court, or for any other reason cease to be authorized to file electronically, I will promptly notify the court.
  5. I shall maintain the accuracy of my account (e.g., mailing address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address).
  6. I understand that electronically filed documents requiring original signatures from any person other than me, must be maintained by me in paper form, bearing the original signatures, for two years after closing of the case or proceeding in which the documents were filed. Upon the court’s request, I must provide the original signed documents for review.
  7. I agree to adhere to all rules and procedures of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York concerning the use of CM/ECF.
  8. This access is for use only in CM/ECF cases filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York. It may be used to file and view electronic documents, docket sheets and reports. [Note: A PACER Account is necessary for this access. A PACER login and password may be obtained from the PACER Service Center. Registration for a PACER account is available online at For assistance, call 1-800-676-6856.]
  9. At any time without advance notice, the court may, sua sponte, terminate my account for any reason and future documentsto be filed conventionally or in any other format specified by the court.