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Manage My Account

All changes to personal information must be made through PACER.

  1. Go to:
  2. In the upper right corner, click on: Manage My Account
  3. Login to PACER
  4. Click on the Maintenance tab.
  5. The Court must process these changes - they are not made immediately. Please allow 10 days for processing.


What can be done under Manage My Account (PACER): 

  • Update Personal Information: Update Name, Prefix, Suffix
  • Update Address Information:  Update Firmname, Address, Phone Numbers**Please read W.D.N.Y. local policy (pdf).
  • Forgot Your Username: must provide email address and Account Number or Date of Birth
  • Forgot Your Password: must provide email address and Username or Account Number or Date of Birth
  • Register for a PACER Account | (pdf)
  • Check E-File Status: Determine whether you have active e-filing privileges in a specific court | (pdf)
  • E-File Registration/Maintenance History: View all e-file registration and maintenance requests | (pdf)
  • Change Username/Password
  • Request E-Filing Privileges  | Attorney(pdf)  |  Non-Attorney(pdf)
  • Deactivate ECF Account | (pdf)
  • Display Registered Courts
  • Make a Payment/Store Payment Information
  • View Quarterly Invoice; and more
  • Click here(pdf) for a complete list of options under Manage My Account.


Exception: Add/modify the Secondary E-mail Address can still be done in CM/ECF under Maintain User Account. Click here for instructions (.pdf)