Requirements: An attorney seeking to file documents electronically
must be (1.) admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of
New York and be a member in good standing with the Court pursuant to Local Civil Rule 1.3 (2.)
admitted pro hac vice or (3.) authorized to represent the United States of America.
Instructions: Complete this form to request an Electronic Case Filing
(ECF) account from the United States District Court, Southern District of New York. Click to submit it
on-line. (*Required fields.)
After verification, your user id and
password will be electronically mailed to your e-mail address.
Please enter your full name.
If appropriate, check:
First Name: *
Last Name: *
Firm's Telephone: *
State: (e.g. NY) *
County of Affiliation/Firm: *
By submitting this form electronically or in paper form, I hereby agree to abide
by all Court rules, orders, policies and procedures
governing the use of the electronic filing system. I also consent to service by
electronic means in the circumstances permitted under those rules, orders, policies and procedures.
I understand that the combination of user id and password will serve as the signature of the attorney
filing the documents pursuant to Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Federal Rules
of Criminal Procedure and the Local Rules of this court. Therefore as a participating attorney, I
agree to protect the security of my password and immediately notify the court if I suspect my password
has been compromised. Also, as a participating attorney, I will promptly notify the court if there is
a change in my personal data, such as name, e-mail address, firm address, telephone number, etc., and
I will update the appropriate data within the ECF system.