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Forgot Username or Password?

There are different steps to follow when retrieving your username or resetting your password depending on which version of CM/ECF your court uses or if you are a PACER-only user.

If you are a PACER-only user or a NextGen CM/ECF filer

All U.S. courts of appeals and some U.S. district and bankruptcy courts have converted to NextGen CM/ECF for electronically filing case documents. If you aren’t sure which version of CM/ECF your court uses, look up the court on the Court CM/ECF Lookup.

If you are a CurrentGen CM/ECF filer

You must contact the court directly if you are a CurrentGen CM/ECF filer. Usernames and passwords are managed and maintained by each court individually and the PACER Service Center does not have access to this data.

Find the CM/ECF Helpdesk phone number for your court using the Court CM/ECF Lookup.