Instructions For Requesting A Duplicate Admission Certificate Electronically

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Requests for a duplicate admission certificate must be submitted electronically through CM/ECF and the required fee of $19.00 for each certificate paid by credit card at the time of submission. Duplicate admission certificates are sent by U.S. Mail. Before submitting your request for a duplicate admission certificate electronically, verify your mailing address is current in the CM/ECF System by clicking on Utilities > Maintain Your Address. Review your mailing address and make any necessary changes or corrections. Then refer to the following step-by-step instructions for requesting a duplicate admission certificate.

  1. Log in to CM/ECF using your court-assigned CM/ECF login and password.
  2. On the blue menu bar, click Civil > Other Filings > Attorney Certificates.
  3. A case number with case type ‘mc’ will be displayed. Click NEXT.
  4. Select Request for Duplicate Admission Certificate from the list of available events. Click NEXT.
  5. The screen will display a message that only one duplicate admission certificate can be requested by this electronic filing. Click NEXT.
  6. Enter the following information for the attorney in which a duplicate admission certificate is requested: California State Bar number, full name of the attorney, and the mailing address where the certificate should be sent if you want it mailed to a different address from the current mailing address in CM/ECF. Click NEXT.
  7. The screen will display the $19.00 fee and a reminder to have your credit card information ready. Click NEXT.
  8. You will be taken to the online Pay.gov payment screen. DO NOT CLICK THE “BACK” BUTTON ONCE YOU START THE PAYMENT PROCESS. Complete all payment data fields.
  9. You will be returned to the CM/ECF site. Click NEXT.
  10. The Docket Text: Final Text screen appears. Click NEXT to complete the transaction.
  11. The Notice of Electronic Filing screen appears. You should print or save the Notice of Electronic Filing screen for a record of this transaction because no electronic notice will be sent for this event.

If you do not receive your certificate within four weeks of filing plus an additional three days for mailing, contact Attorney Admissions at cacd_attyadm@cacd.uscourts.gov. If you have a problem completing your request in CM/ECF, contact the CM/ECF Helpdesk at (213) 894-0242 or ecf-helpdesk@cacd.uscourts.gov.