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Limited Access- Special Login for Financial Management Course Professionals (FMCP)

Definition:  Personal financial management course providers generally require Limited Access - Special CM/ECF logins only. Because the privileges are very narrow in scope for filers with a Limited Access - Special login and password, you will use CM/ECF to electronically file personal financial management course completion certificates only.

All FMCP MUST have their own non-attorney PACER account. If you have not done so already, register for a Non-Attorney PACER account. Please see the information below for additional information.

  1. Financial Management Course Professionals familiar with filing in CM/ECF should review the following training videos:
    1. Working with PDFs (6 mins)
  1. Complete the registration form and send it to
  1. Request access to California Southern Bankruptcy in the PACER system by following the “Non-Attorney E-file Registration” link below and selecting “Creditor” as the “Role in Court” when completing the registration form.
    1. You must have an individual PACER account upgraded for compatibility with NextGen CM/ECF.
    2. If you already have a PACER account, you can request filing privileges by logging into PACER “to Manage my Account”; select Maintenance; select Non-Attorney E-File Registration then select the Court.



If you have questions regarding obtaining a CM/ECF Login for filing in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California, call 619-557-7555 or send Email to  For assistance on the PACER side, follow this link