Cross-Certification of ECF Training from Other Federal Courts

If you have completed ECF training with another U.S. Bankruptcy or U.S. District Court, you can be certified to access the ECF system in this district without further training. To apply for cross-certification:

  • Complete the Registration Form<
  • Prepare a PDF file containing a certificate of training (if available) from the remote Bankruptcy Court or District Court and the completed Registration Form.
  • Send an e-mail to Training@ianb.uscourts.gov, requesting cross-certification, identifying the district(s) and dates of original training, and attach the PDF file containing the completed Registration Form and training certificate, if available.
  • Or if you prefer, you may mail the completed Registration Form and supporting documentation to the following address:
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Attn: Training Coordinator
    111 Seventh Ave. SE, Box 15
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401   

Upon receipt and following a review of your request, you will be granted access to the ECF system for this district and a user name and password will be sent to you by e-mail to the address listed on your Registration form.Questions? Contact our Training Coordinator, via e-mail Training@ianb.uscourts.gov or telephone (319.286.2200).NOTE: It is the policy of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa to issue only one login and password per creditor agency or attorney. Please do not submit multiple login requests for the same office.