CM/ECF Training - Registration Information
Attorneys and creditors filing in the Northern District of Illinois must complete the registration process and successfully complete the certification assignment before a LIVE login and password is issued for Electronic Case Filing (ECF).
Before registering to become an ECF user, review the Hardware/Software Requirements and Administrative Procedures.
The court offers two ECF training options:
1) On-line Training and
2) On-site Training.
Training is offered to attorneys, creditors and support staff.
|a.||If you are an attorney and would like to take the on-line training, you must be a member of the Illinois Northern District Court Bar. Click Here to complete the registration process.
|b.||If you are an attorney who is seeking Pro Hac Vice admission to the Illinois Northern District Court and would like to take the on-line training, Click Here.
|c.||If you are an attorney who has previously been admitted Pro Hac Vice, has a login and password to the Bankruptcy Court and wish to file another application on a new Bankruptcy Case please type in your Bankruptcy CMECF login to generate a pay.gov payment link:
|d.|| If you wish to ONLY file Proofs of Claim, Withdrawal of Claim and Claim
Supplements click the following link: ePOC
|e.||If you are a creditor and would like to take the on-line training for limited filing privileges, Click Here to complete the registration process.
|f.||If you are a Personal Financial Management Course Provider and would like to take the on-line training for limited filing privileges, Click Here to complete the registration process.
|g.||If you are a support staff member and would like to take the online training, contact the ECF Help desk at (312) 408-7765.
The court offers two types of training classes:
- attorneys who represent debtors (4 hour class)
- attorneys who represent creditors ( 3 hour class)
Note: You are only required to attend one of the two classes offered.
Click Here to complete registration process.
The on-site training is open to support staff. If you plan to attend a training class, you are required to register for a class.