Frequently Asked Questions About Appellate CM/ECF

Appellate CM/ECF in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will be unavailable on Saturday 29 November 2014, from 5:00 AM PST until 8:00 AM PST for maintenance.
You will not be able to file any documents electronically or view the Ninth Circuit's docket during this time.
See National PACER Maintenance for more information.


The upgrade to NextGen CM/ECF is complete. For more information, see Implementation of NextGen CM/ECF - COMPLETE. The information on this page and the other FAQ pages will be updated regularly, so stay tuned.

Click a category below to see related questions and answers.

Registration for Appellate CM/ECF and Overview of Appellate CM/ECF

Filing and Service Using Appellate CM/ECF

Streamlined Requests for Extensions of Time


Excerpts of Record

Paying Fees

Technical Questions

If you still have a question about Appellate CM/ECF after reviewing the information in this page, please do the following:

  1. Check the Appellate CM/ECF Frequently Asked Questions page at PACER
  2. Check the PACER Frequently Asked Questions page.
  3. If you still do not have an answer, submit your question using this form: You can expect a reply from the Court during the Court's business hours, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Time.

Last Update: 21 November 2014

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