Electronic Filing

Effective October 14, 2008, the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims adopted the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF), and related E-Rules to govern the electronic filing of documents in cases before the Court. Use of the Court's electronic filing system is mandatory for all represented parties unless granted an exemption. Training documents for CM/ECF are available on this web site.

Self-represented parties may email pleadings to self-rep@uscourts.cavc.gov. Please see Rule 25(b)(3)(B)(i) regarding filing by email.

Case initiating documents, such as a Notice of Appeal or a Petition for Extraordinary Relief, may be submitted via email. Represented parties may send to esubmission@uscourts.cavc.gov. Self-represented parties may send to

Also, if you are having problems e-filing and a deadline is approaching, you may email the PDF document to efiling@uscourts.cavc.gov.

Information on the Court's CM/ECF is updated frequently. Your comments and suggestions are welcome. Please use the link at the bottom of the page to contact us.