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Enter your PACER credentials to update personal information, register to file electronically with NextGen CM/ECF, make an online payment, or perform other account maintenance.

Keep your account updated with your personal information such as address, password, and email notification preferences.

Review your quarterly activity or pay a bill.

Reset your password or retrieve your username. 

PACER Administrative Account (PAA) holders can learn how to add and remove accounts and set up payment options. 

 Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Users have the option to remove their account from a PACER Administrative Account (PAA). To do so:

  1. Log into Manage My Account.
  2. Select Remove Your PACER Account from a PAA on the Settings tab.
  3. Enter a brief remark and click Submit.

PACER Case Search Privileges will be made temporarily deactivated during this process. To reactivate, after updating your account information, please contact the PACER Service Center at 800-676-6856 or or have your new firm administrator add you to their PAA.

Once it is added to the PACER Administrative Account (PAA), the account will be activated within a few minutes. To verify the account has been linked to your PAA, you can check the status of the request by logging into Manage My Account and clicking View All My Requests.

PACER and CM/ECF accounts will remain separate until a court implements the NextGen CM/ECF system. Once, a court implements NextGen CM/ECF, there is no need for separate accounts.

All the appellate courts have implemented NextGen CM/ECF. Bankruptcy and district court are in process of implementing. Courts may post information on their websites as their implementation date approaches.

A user cannot add an account to your PACER Administrative Account. You must invite the user and they must accept the invite. As the PACER Administrative Account user, you can unlink the account at any time, and the individual user can also unlink at any time.

Accounts linked to a PACER Administrative Account will not generate a bill; all charges will be billed to the PAA.

If a user registers with a credit card and then is added to a PAA the credit card they used during registration will not be charged.