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District of Idaho

Chief Judge David C. Nye

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Court Operations (1304)

The United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho as well as Probation and Pretrial announce operating with reduced staff.  For full details and pro se email filing links, please visit the COVID-19 Information section of this website. 

The District of Idaho is currently operating under a "Moderate Risk" level. Public access to the courthouses will be strictly limited to those individuals with specific business, e.g., those attending a hearing or visiting their probation officer. All individuals (unvaccinated and fully vaccinated), including staff, are required to wear a mask when in the public areas of the courthouses. Mask requirements for all in-court proceedings will be subject to the presiding judge’s discretion.
District NextGen Information
NextGen CM/ECF

NextGen is Coming to the District of Idaho in 2021

Stay tuned and watch this page for more information!

NextGen: What it Means to You

NextGen - What It Means For You

The District Court will be upgrading its Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) to the Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen). This upgrade provides users with several new benefits.  One of these benefits is Central Sign-On, a login process which allows e-filing attorneys to use one PACER login and password to access any NextGen court (district, appellate and bankruptcy) in which they practice.

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court will convert to NextGen CM/ECF on March 8, 2021.  The U.S. District Court will convert to NextGen CM/ECF on March 15, 2021.

Attorneys MUST obtain their own PACER account and upgrade it.  For steps to do this, see the Important Information for Attorneys page by clicking here

NOTE: Shared PACER accounts cannot be used by CM/ECF filers once the court has upgraded to NextGen.



Click here for PACER Contact Information.


Update Your ECF Email Address

NOTE:  Before you can update your PACER Account, you will want to verify that your email address in ECF is updated and correct.

If you have lost or forgotten your user id or password and need to update your email address in ECF, send an email to

Include in your email your new email address, and we will update your ECF account.  We will notify you once that has been completed.

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