CM/ECF OnLine Training

Welcome to the online CM/ECF Training developed by the United States Bankruptcy Court, for the Southern District of Ohio. This training will provide you the necessary instruction required to obtain a CM/ECF login and password for use in the Southern District of Ohio. Additionally, it will allow non-attorney staff members and creditor filers an opportunity to learn the functionality of the CM/ECF system.

The full training takes approximately 45 minutes. 

If at any time during the training you encounter trouble, you may contact your local Help Desk at number listed below:

Cincinnati (513) 684-2572
Columbus (614) 469-6638
Dayton (937) 225-2516

The Help Desk is available during normal business hours (9:00 am - 4:00 pm) and can answer questions with regard to the functionality of the online training program.

If you are an attorney taking this training to qualify for a CM/ECF login and password, after completing the training please visit to register for a PACER account. After a PACER account is established, registrants can request access to file with the court.

In addition to this training resource, users are encouraged to also review the Southern District of Ohio’s Administrative Procedures for Electronic Case Filing and ECF User’s Manual.

Enter the CM/ECF Online Training

*At the end of the training you will be presented with a button for online registration. Instead of clicking that button, visit to register for a PACER account and/or request access to file with the court.