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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. Computer-based training modules for CM/ECF are available on this web site. Self-represented parties may not file electronically without first obtaining Court approval.

Case initiating documents, such as a Notice of Appeal or a Petition for Extraordinary Relief, may be submitted via email sent to Also, if you are having problems e-filing and a deadline is approaching, you can email the PDF document to

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.