Appellate Courts

All regional circuits are accepting Electronic Case Files (ECF) registrations. You must register for Electronic Case Files in order to access documents in certain case types (e.g., immigration, social security) and to view restricted documents.

Register

Choose this option to register for a new Appellate ECF account (you have not registered in any circuit).

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Update

Choose this option if you already have an Appellate ECF account (you have registered in at least one circuit) and wish to register in another circuit, check the status of a pending request, or update your account.

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Local Court Information

Choose this option to learn more about a specific court's implementation of CM/ECF.

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E-File

Choose this option if you have already registered and been accepted by the court to e-file.