United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

PLEASE NOTE: The Wilmington clerk of court's office and court facilities are now located at 1003 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401. Wilmington court sessions will be at this location, unless noticed otherwise. The downtown Alton Lennon Federal Building and Courthouse is unstaffed.

VISITOR INFORMATION: Mobile devices and weapons are not permitted in the courthouse. Please bring a photo ID.

CM/ECF Registration
Complete, sign, and mail to the Court the Electronic Case Filing Registration Form. Signing the form commits you to accept service electronically in lieu of paper service from the Court and from opposing counsel in any case in which you are the attorney of record. If you have not yet participated in CM/ECF Training, sign up for a class.

Log-In and Password:
After the Court receives and processes your form, we will send you your user ID and password by email or US Mail. This will enable you to access the system and e-file documents and pleadings in the District Court. (You must obtain a separate login and password from each court to e-file in Bankruptcy and District Court.)

Click here to review the User Guide and the Policy Manual. Please call the Clerk's Office Help Desk at 866.855.8894 if you have questions.

PACER Registration: the CMECF login is a separate login from the PACER login, click here to obtain a PACER login. The PACER login is used to query cases and case information and the CMECF login is used to e-file pleadings into the system.