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Sunday, May 19, 2024

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Hon. Michael McShane, Chief Judge

Melissa Aubin, Clerk of Court

Submitting a Registration Request in PACER

Use these instructions if:

  • You are an attorney who has been admitted to the bar of the U.S. District Court of the District of Oregon, but you have not filed electronically since before January 21, 2020. 
  • You are a self-represented party who has been granted access to e-file in one or more of your cases. 
  • You are a member of the media and would like to register for a media noticing account.




Navigate to pacer.uscourts.gov. Mouse over the Manage Your Account panel under What can we help you accomplish? and click on Manage My Account Login. Click the Log in to Manage My Account button and log in with your upgraded PACER credentials.


Click on the Maintenance tab.


  • Attorney Filers: click the Attorney Admissions/E-File Registration link.
  • Self-Represented Party Filers: click the Non-Attorney E-File Registration link.
  • Media Noticing Account: click the Non-Attorney E-File Registration link. IMPORTANT: Type MEDIA or MEDIA ACCOUNT in the Firm/Office Field.


Select District for Court Type and Oregon District Court for Court. Click Next.


Click the E-File Registration Only button and follow the instructions. The request will be sent to the District of of Oregon, where generally it will be processed in under 24 hours. You may check the status of your request in PACER by clicking the Check E-File Status link under the Maintenance tab.