CM/ECF Registration

New York Western Bankruptcy Court

US Bankruptcy Court - Western District of New York

YOU MUST CONFIRM YOUR EMAIL IMMEDIATELY or YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE CANCELLED.  

PLEASE ALLOW 10 DAYS FOR PROCESSING.

*ALL APPLICANTS: If you have previously e-filed in this Court, DO NOT CONTINUE.  Complete the Change of Contact Information form located on our website under Forms > NYW Procedural Forms.

ATTORNEY FULL ACCESS LOGIN:

Option 1: Admittance to Practice. Attorney must be Admitted to Practice. Training is required. You may continue registering to become an e-filer, however, the Court will confirm your admittance and training BEFORE issuing a login and password.

Option 2: Pro Hac Vice. Attorney must e-file a Motion & Order to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Admittance to Practice petition is NOT required. Training is NOT Required.  E-filing is limited to the case in which the Motion is filed.

LIMITED ACCESS LOGIN

You must be an ATTORNEY, CREDITOR or a CREDITOR'S AUTHORIZED AGENT.  Training is Not Required.  A Limited Access Login is limited to documents such as: Proof of Claims, Reaffirmation Agreements, Notice of Appearances and Transfer of Claims.

  • Attorneys: Admittance to Practice is NOT required. 
  • Non-Attorneys: MUST provide the name of the company on whose behalf you will be filing. Failure to provide a company name will result in your application being cancelled. 
  • Debtors and individual creditors attempting to file on their own behalf MUST file in paper.  A Limited Access login will NOT be issued to unrepresented individuals.  Do Not Continue.

PERSONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT COURSE PROVIDERS: Do not use this program to obtain a login and password for e-filing. The registration form can be found on the website: www.nywb.uscourts.gov, Case Info, How to become an E-filer.


The data collected in this program will transfer to your CM/ECF e-filing record exactly as entered. Use capital letters for the first letter of your first, middle and last name.  Also, be sure to enter your Law Firm, Company Name and Fax Number.