ECF Registration


Effective October 1, 2003, attorneys practicing in this court shall register on the court’s ECF system prior to filing any pleadings in civil and criminal cases, regardless of case commencement date.  Registration shall be on an Attorney Registration Form.  Non-prisoner pro se filers may also register for electronic filing and to receive electronic notification of documents submitted electronically.  Registration shall be on a Pro Se Filer Registration Form.


Complete the form online, print, sign, and return it to the Clerk’s Office at the address below or via email at

Office of the Clerk
United States District Court
Attn: ECF Attorney Registration
156 Federal Street
Portland, Maine 04101

Registration constitutes consent to service of all documents by electronic means.


Supporting Documents

ECF Registration.pdf
ECF Registration for Pro Se Filers.pdf