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Limited Creditor Access / New to CM/ECF

This page details how to obtain limited access to this court's NextGen CM/ECF system, and is for creditor representatives who generally require Limited Access CM/ECF logins. Limited access to CM/ECF is for filing proofs of claim, assignments or transfers of claims, reaffirmation agreements, and requests for notice to be added to the mailing list. It is for creditor representatives who are new to the CM/ECF system.

It assumes that you:

  • Are a creditor representative
  • Are not currently filing using CM/ECF at another bankruptcy court

Before you can access NextGen CM/ECF, you must complete our CM/ECF training, which is specifically designed for new users not currently filing using CM/ECF.

Your CM/ECF training consists of these components:

  • Self-paced training videos detailing the specifics for NextGen CM/ECF filing in our court
  • Our CM/ECF test, which involves two parts: Answering quiz questions based on the training videos (Part A) and filing documents in our CM/ECF training database (Part B). The test includes detailed instructions for completing the test and submitting it to the court.

Follow these five steps to begin your training for limited access to our NextGen CM/ECF:

1 Complete the registration form.
2 View these training videos:
Training Videos
Get Acquainted with CM/ECF (10 mins)
Local Rules (6 mins)
Utilizing Court Forms (7 mins)
Working with PDFs (6 mins)
Using the CM/ECF Online Manual (13 mins)






3 Complete the CM/ECF test and save it to your computer.

Suggestion: To help you answer the quiz questions in the CM/ECF test, you may wish to print the CM/ECF test before you view the training videos.

4 Attach the completed test to an Email and send it to:
5 Register for a PACER E-filing account. At the PACER Web site, click on the Register tab and follow the instructions.

After we receive your Email, we will review your CM/ECF test and test filing in our training database. Upon your successful completion of both test and test filing, the court will activate your PACER E-filing account, thus allowing access to NextGen CM/ECF.


 Contact the court's Training Department at (619) 557-7535 or send an Email to