CM/ECF Training / Registration Information

Attorneys and creditors filing in the Southern District of Illinois must complete one of the registration options listed below in order to receive a user id and password.

Before registering to become an ECF user, review the CM/ECF Skills Checklist and Hardware/Software Requirements.  Complete the ECF registration form that corresponds with your filings needs (see below) and email the form to or fax it to (618) 482-9417.  Once the form is received and reviewed, a court representative will contact you with additional instructions.

Attorneys requiring full filling access

Creditors, Personal Financial Management Course Providers, or Attorneys requiring only limited filing privileges (i.e. file proof of claim)


CM/ECF Training Modules CM/ECF Training Documents
Adversary Case Opening Bankruptcy Software With Case Upload
Amended Chapter 13 Plan Counties for CM/ECF Case Opening
Assignment of Claim Creditor Mailing Addresses
Cases Report Style Guide For Electronic Case Filing
Claims Register  
Docket Report  
Entry of Appearance  
Entry of Appearance - Batch  
Notice of Removal  
Objection to Chapter 13 Plan  
Objections to Motions  
Upload a Creditor Matrix