Middle District of Alabama

This form shall be used to register for an account on the Middle District of Alabama Electronic Case Filing (ECF) System. Registered users will have privileges to electronically submit documents and to view and retrieve electronic docket sheets and documents.

Within a few days, unless other arrangements have been made, a user login and password for access to the ECF System will be electronically transmitted to the e-mail address listed on the registration form. All information indicated by an asterisk (*) is required. (Note: a PACER account is necessary for access to files and documents. You may register for a PACER account either online at or by calling 1-800-676-6856).It may take a moment for the form to load.

Bar Info

Admission Status
Admission Status (please check the one that applies to you): *
If pro hac vice or Other is selected, the corresponding text box needs to be filled out or the form will not submit successfully.

pro hac vice
Please enter pro hac vice case # in the text box below (case# format: 1:99-cv-500).
Other, please specify in corresponding text box below.

Social Security Number (last 4 digits)

The information contained in this box will be maintained confidentially, and is necessary for security/confirmation purposes.

Firm Information

Email & Login Information

If you would like notices to be sent to other email addresses, in addition to your primary email address, please enter them in the field below, separated by commas.

If you would like to use the same ECF login from another court, please enter it in the field below. The same login, if available, will be assigned to you for the Middle District of Alabama.

  • This CM/ECF system is for use only in cases designated by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.
  • All attorneys who wish to practice in this court must register for Electronic Noticing (E-Service) per General Order 2:04-mc-3164.
  • This system may be used by attorneys to file electronic documents.
  • A User’s login as issued by the court, combined with the password, serves as and constitutes the attorney’s signature.
  • Attorneys must be members in good standing of the bar of this Court, or permitted by statute or Local Rule to appear without being a member of the bar, to file documents electronically.
  • CM/ECF Users agree to abide by the rules and orders of this court and the Civil and/or Criminal Administrative Procedures (available on-line) concerning CM/ECF.

Registration for CM/ECF - E-Service and E-Filing

Includes Authorization to Send Orders, Judgments, Pleadings and Other Documents by E-Mail Transmission

In accordance with the provisions of F.R.CIV.P.5(b)(2)(E), I understand that service, except for original process, will be given to me by electronic means to the e-mail addresses listed above. I agree to waive the provisions of F.R.Civ.P.77(d) and F.R.Crim.P.49(c) providing service of notice of the entry of an order or judgment by mail and consent that such notice may be served by electronic means. I am a member of the bar in good standing, or permitted by statute or Local Rule to appear without being a member of the bar. I understand that this electronic notice will be in lieu of notice by mail.


Type your full name, prefixed with "s/", in the field above to acknowledge that you have read and understand the information in this document (Example: s/John Doe).