CM/ECF Certification Exam
Click on the link below to access the CM/ECF Certification Exam of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court
for the Northern District of New York. If you are an attorney who wishes to file bankruptcy
documents electronically in the Northern District of New York and currently file bankruptcy
documents electronically in another district, you may take the exam below to become
certified to file said documents electronically in the Northern District of New York. To pass
the exam, you must receive a score of 80% or higher.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Prior to beginning the exam, please complete the Attorney Registration form.
Upon receipt, the Court will respond to your Registration Form by e-mail. You'll be
provided with a test password and a list of documents that you must review prior to completing
the exam. Please DO NOT attempt to complete or submit the certification exam until the
Court has received your registration and instructed you to do so.
Registered CM/ECF attorneys requesting a login and password for a member of their staff
to act as a Filing Agent must submit the Electronic Filing Agent Registration Form signed
by both the registered filer user and the filing agent requesting the login.
Creditors seeking limited access for the purpose of filing claims, reaffirmation agreements
and requests for notice will not be required to complete the certification exam. Please
complete the Limited Filing Privileges Registration form. Upon registering, limited access
users will be provided with a test password and a list of reference documents
along with instructions for completing an exercise that consists of simulating the
filing of a document in our test database.
Registration forms can also be found under the "Registration Forms" link at: