Frequently Asked Questions About Appellate ECF

CM/ECF and PACER for 9th Circuit cases will be unavailable from Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 12:01 AM PDT until Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 8:00 PM PDT for the upgrade to NextGen CM/ECF.
You will not be able to file any documents electronically or view the Ninth Circuit's docket during this time.
See Implementation of NextGen CM/ECF - ACTION REQUIRED for more information.

Click a category below to see related questions and answers.

Registration for Appellate ECF and Overview of Appellate ECF

Filing and Service Using Appellate ECF

Streamlined Requests for Extensions of Time


Excerpts of Record

Paying Fees

Technical Questions

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

  1. Check the Appellate 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: 20 October 2014

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