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CM/ECF Registration forms received after June 25, 2020, will NOT be processed. Registrations received after that date need to be processed through PACER as the Middle District of PA went live on NextGen on June 29, 2020. Please click on the NextGen tab above for more information.

CM/ECF Security Notice

Get an individual PACER account, if you don't already have one, at | PACER information brochure.

Get the ECF User Manual

Computer-based tutorials from the PACER Service Center.

Notice of Electronic Filing and Free Look

New procedure for issuing a summons in a civil case beginning Monday, December 3, 2012

Important Information Regarding Brief in Opposition Deadline for Motions for Summary Judgment

Electronic Availability of Transcripts of Court Proceedings

Hyperlinks & Pacer

Signatures or other information within a PDF document that won't print

Standing Order 07-1: In RE: Compliance with Electronic Case Filing Registration Requirements

Corporate Disclosure

Important: ECF and PACER users please click here to see important information regarding available written opinions at no cost

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Standing Order 05-6 In RE: Electronic Case Filing Policies & Procedures

Excerpts of Local Rules of Court and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Important ECF Notice for Attorneys

Standing Order 04-4: Amendment to Local Rule 5.2 Redaction of Personal Information

Standing Order 04-5: Notice of Electronic Availability of Case File Information

Important Notice to Attorneys RE: Entry of Appearance and Withdrawal of Appearance on Cases in ECF


U.S. Courts' Judicial Privacy Policy

For toll-free ECF telephone support, you may call the divisional office nearest to you during regular business hours:

Scranton: 866-263-8479
Harrisburg: 866-333-3261
Williamsport: 866-736-3914