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Welcome To NextGen Notice

How do I notify the court of my address change and primary email address change for my individual upgraded PACER account? All addresses and primary email address changes must be requested via  Once you update your information with PACER, the court will be notified by PACER and update the same requested changes. Your Secondary email addresses are the only thing you can change without a request via by logging into CM/ECF. Click here for instructions.

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia upgraded to Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen CM/ECF) on Monday, April 19, 2021.  This change will affect ALL registered CM/ECF users.

NextGen CM/ECF includes "Central Sign-On", which allows registered users to access all NextGen courts to which they already have access (Appellate, Bankruptcy, and District Courts) using only one PACER login and password.

ALL registered CM/ECF users must have their own individual upgraded PACER account.  PACER account credentials are used for logging in to the NextGen CM/ECF system.  Shared PACER accounts cannot be used after April 19, 2021.Firms may set up a PACER Administrative Account (PAA) for Individual Accounts to be centrally billed for PACER access fees:

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