Use Form 1 to appeal a District Court judgment or order.
Use Form 2 to appeal a Tax Court decision.
Use Form 3 to ask the Court to review an Agency, Board, Commission, or Officer order (this includes a decision from the Board of Immigration Appeals).
Use Form 4 to ask the Court to waive the filing fees in any civil case (use Form 23 in a criminal or habeas corpus case).
Use Form 5 to appeal a Bankruptcy Appellate Panel judgment or order.
Use Form 6 to notify the Court who the parties and attorneys are for an appeal at the same time you file your notice of appeal.
Attorneys: use Form 7 to inform the Court's about an appeal's mediation possibilities.
Use Form 8 to certify that your brief's word count complies with the Court's length limit.
Attorneys: use Form 9 to accompany your motion for attorney's fees.
Use Form 10 to request costs within 14 days from the opinion or memorandum's file date.
Use Form 11 to certify that your petition for rehearing or response to petition for rehearing complies with the Court's length limit.
Pro se litigants: use Form 12 to ask permission to file a second or successive habeas corpus petition or motion.
Pro se litigants: if you file only in paper, use Form 13 to request a first extension of time to file a brief, up to 30 days.
Use Form 14 to request an extension of time to file document other than a brief or to file a brief when a streamlined extension is unavailable (such as a request of more than 30 days).
Use Form 15 to certify that you served your electronic filing if it will not be served via the Electronic Filing system (use Form 25 if you file only in paper).
Use Form 16 to accompany your emergency motion.
Use Form 17 to state in your brief whether there are any related cases.
Use Form 18 to certify that the paper copies of your brief match the electronically filed version.
Use Form 19 if sealing a document or case is required by a statute or procedural rule.
Use Form 20 if you do not intend to ask that a document that was sealed in a lower court or agency remain under seal in this Court.
Court reporters: use Form 21 to ask for an extension of time to file a transcript.
Pro se litigants: if you file only in paper, use Form 22 to notify the Court if your address has changed.
Use Form 23 to support a request to waive fees or a motion for appointment of counsel in a criminal or habeas corpus case (use Form 4 in a civil case).
Pro se litigants: use Form 24 if you do not have a lawyer and want to ask the Court to appoint a lawyer for you.
Pro se litigants: if you file only in paper, use Form 25 to certify that you are serving the other parties with a copy of your document.
Use Form 26 to notify the Court that a case, motion, or petition for rehearing has been pending for longer than a prescribed time.
Form 27. Generic Motion
Pro se litigants: use Form 27 to ask the Court to file a motion for any relief other than for an extension of time, to waive the fees, or for appointment of counsel (see Forms 13, 14, 4, 23, and 24).
Use Form 28 to respond to a motion filed by another party or a Court order directing a response.
Pro se litigants: if you file only in paper, use Form 29 to request a copy of a docket sheet or document filed in a case in which you are a party, or a copy of the Court's rules.
Attorneys and court reporters: use Form 30 to request an exemption from Appellate Electronic Filing.
Attorneys: use Form 31 to apply for admission to the bar of this Court.
Attorneys: use Form 32 to advise the Court of any unavoidable conflicts that would prevent you from appearing on one of the dates under consideration for oral argument.
Pro Se litigants who are incarcerated or detained, use Form 33 to certify when your notice of appeal or other filing was delivered to prison officials for forwarding to the Court.
Pro se litigants: use this form to file an opening brief in your appeal.
Pro se litigants: use this form to file an opening brief in your immigration petition for review.
Pro se litigants: use this form to file an opening brief in your non-immigration petition for review.
Pro se litigants: use this form to file a reply brief in your appeal.
Pro se litigants: use this form to file a reply brief in your petition for review.
Law students: use this form to certify your eligibility and authorization to practice in this Court.
Law students: use this form to certify your authorization to represent a party in this Court.
Attorneys: use this form in addition to Form 9 to request attorneys' fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act.