“GO LIVE” DATE FOR NEXTGEN – July 13, 2020
On July 13, 2020, our court is scheduled to “go live” with the Next Generation of CM/ECF (“NextGen”). All CM/ECF filers must take certain steps in order to continue to file electronically on or after July 13, 2020. To determine whether you are prepared for NextGen, click here to review the NextGen flow chart or follow the instructions below.
WHAT’S NEW? – CENTRAL SIGN-ON
On or after July 13, 2020, filers will use one singular user name/password (aka Central Sign-On) to access PACER to electronically file documents in our CM/ECF system.
YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING TO ELECTRONICALLY FILE IN NEXTGEN
- Individual PACER Account – If you do not have an individual PACER account, click here for instructions on how to register.
- Upgraded PACER Account – If you already have an individual PACER account, you must upgrade your account or verify that your account is already upgraded. Click here for instructions.
- Linked CM/ECF and PACER Accounts – You must link your CM/ECF account to your PACER account after we go live in order to be able to file electronically. Click here for instructions.
Forgot your CM/ECF user name or password? Call the Clerk’s Office for assistance in re-setting your password at (802) 657-6400 or email them at VTB_CMECF_HelpDesk@vtb.uscourts.gov.
Forgot your PACER user name or password? Contact the PACER Service Center at (800) 676-6856 (You will need to know your account number) or click on this link.
Should you have questions regarding NextGen implementation, please contact the Clerk’s Office at (802) 657-6400