Attorney Registration

  • If the attorney is already ECF registered in another bankruptcy court, the attorney will need to perform the following steps:
  1. Complete entire ECF Registration Form.
  2. *Not required to complete a training course or Connectivity Exercise.
  3. Provide supporting documentation as proof of your registration with another Bankruptcy Court. (i.e. notice of electronic filing, welcome/log in screen, e-mail from court assigning login and password, ECF Training Completion Certificate, etc.). The bankruptcy's court name must be displayed somewhere on the documentation.

Return the registration form along with any supporting documentation to:

Email the form in PDF format to ecfhelp@txnb.uscourts.gov (48 hour turnaround)

OR by mail

United States Bankruptcy Court
Northern District of Texas
Attn: ECF Registration
1100 Commerce St., Rm. 1254
Dallas, TX 75242
(approximately 7-10 days)

  • If the attorney is not registered with another bankruptcy court, the attorney will need to either attend classroom training or complete an Online Attorney Training Program:
  1. For the ECF Online Attorney Training Program, click here for further instructions
  2. If you would prefer to attend classroom training, you can click on the following appropriate attorney class link and register for one of the available training classes.

Debtor Attorney Class
Creditor Attorney Class

If you need to cancel your reservation for classroom training, please send an email to ecftraining@txnb.uscourts.gov notifying the court you will be unable to attend. Please include the name(s) of the all participants not attending, and the class date. Please allow two (2) days notice when cancelling a reservation

After you have attended the class, you will fill out the ECF Registration Packet (Registration Form with course certificate and Connectivity Exercise) and mail or deliver it to the following address:

Email the form in PDF format to ecfhelp@txnb.uscourts.gov (48 hour turnaround)

OR by mail

United States Bankruptcy Court
Northern District of Texas
Attn: ECF Registration
1100 Commerce St., Rm. 1254
Dallas, TX 75242
(approximately 7-10 days)

Once the court receives the registration form (with the course certificate) and the connectivity exercise, we will review it to ensure all of the requested information has been provided. If the registration form complies with all of the requested information, then an ECF live login and password will be issued and emailed to the address provided on the registration form.

If you submit an incomplete ECF Registration form, the form will be returned to you requesting the required information and you will have to resubmit the registration form with supporting documentation.