Certificate of Credit Counseling

Last Updated:  December 1, 2015

All individual debtors must complete Part 5 of the Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form 101) and, if applicable, file the Certificate of Credit Counseling.

See also United States Trustee Credit Counseling and Debtor Education Information

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy >  Misc/Other];

  3. Enter the case number (e.g, xx-xxxxx).

  4. Select [Certificate of Credit Counseling] from the event list.

  5. Skip the Joint Filing screen.

  6. Browse to select the document (pdf file).

  7. Verify the final docket text; if correct, click [Next] to submit your document(s).

    Note: The Notice of Electronic Filing displays giving you the document number. Copies of this notice are immediately e-mailed to all participants who receive electronic notification in the case.





    U.S.C.: 109(h), 521(b)