United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

In reference to the Honoring our PACT Act of 2022 ("Pact Act"):

The text of the PACT Act may be found here. The Eastern District of North Carolina has been designated as the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for cases filed pursuant to Section 804 of the Act, known as the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022. Cases arising under this section should be filed in the correct division as provided in Local Civil Rule 40.1. If a plaintiff does not reside within the Eastern District of North Carolina, the case should be filed in the Southern Division. The Cause of Action should be 804 (Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022) and the Nature of Suit should be 360 (P.I. : Other).

By law, the clerk's office may not provide legal advice or recommend a particular attorney or law firm.

PLEASE NOTE:
April 8, 2022 - Public notice regarding reappointment of Incumbent United States Magistrate Judge Robert T. Numbers, II. for the United States District Court Eastern District of North Carolina.

In reference to COVID-19, please see:

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

The court hosts several naturalization ceremonies throughout the year. If you are interested in performing patriotic music at a ceremony or a scout interested in leading the Pledge of Allegiance during a ceremony, please contact the Clerk's Office 919.645.1700 and ask for the deputy clerk who organizes naturalization ceremonies or email us.

For additional information:

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
USCIS Raleigh-Durham Field Office
301 Roycroft Drive, Durham, NC 27703
USCIS customer service 1.800.375.5283

Below are photos taken from prior ceremonies, navigate through the photos using the "previous" and "next" buttons: