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Attorneys currently admitted to the bar of this court, who do not have an SDNY ECF login, and password may request electronic filing (ECF) privileges through the PACER system. ("E-File Registration Only"). (Attorneys not admitted to the bar of this court must apply for full admission or file a motion to appear pro hac vice.)

Attention Attorneys:

If you already have an SDNY e-filing account, please do not request a new e-filing account through Pacer. If you are attempting to link your ECF account to your existing individual Pacer account and do not know your ECF login and password, please call the Attorney Services Help Desk at (212) 805-0800.

If you already have a Pacer e-filing account for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, do not create a new individual Pacer account for filing in the SDNY. Please call the Attorney Services Help Desk at (212) 805-0800 for assistance.

Registration for PACER

Prerequisites of Registration

An attorney seeking to file documents electronically must meet one of the following prerequisites:

  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Seeking admission to practice pro hac vice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Authorized to represent the United States of America