Court Seal





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 or (2.) seeking admission 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:   Sr.  Jr.  II  III

First Name: *    Middle Name:    Last Name: *

E-Mail: *    Telephone: *    Fax:

Affiliation/Firm: *    Firm's Telephone: *

Address: *    City: *

State: (e.g. NY) *    Zip: *    County of Affiliation/Firm: *

Please provide any alphanumeric code (Unique Personal Identifier) that will be maintained confidentially for confirming your identity should you require your password be changed or reassigned.

UPI * 

Are you admitted to the bar of the Southern District of New York and a member in good standing or an attorney otherwise authorized to represent the United States? (If PHV attorney select 'No')

* Yes No

Date admitted to the bar of this Court or authorized to represent the United States: (mm/dd/yyyy) (*Enter today's date if PHV)

Bar Code/Gov. ID:
(*Put XXXXXX if PHV)

Pro Hac Vice? To help avoid rejection, put the case number below.

Date (if motion granted):

In case number:

If Attorney of Record in MDL action, provide MDL case number:

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.

Application Date: (mm/dd/yyyy)

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