Personal Financial Management Course Certificate Electronic Case Filing

Penalty for filing fraudulent certification: fine of up to $500,000 or imprisonment for up to 5 years, or both pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §§152 and 3571.

As an approved personal financial management course provider, you are now allowed to file the certificate of completion of the post-petition personal financial management course for debtors directly with the court. Deadlines associated with filing certificates of debtors' completion of this course are critically important to the debtor and your responsibilities as an approved course provider. The risk to the debtor, if the provider fails to timely file the certificate, is that the debtor's case could be closed without a discharge. See Fed. R. Bankr. P. 4004(c)(1)(H).

Some courts may revoke a provider's limited filer privileges if the provider does not file a certificate in a timely manner. If you need to review what has been filed in a case, you will need to register with the PACER Service Center to obtain case information at

On the web pages that follow, you will be able to sign up to file Personal Financial Management Course Certificates electronically. The electronic application form that follows asks for your business name and other pertinent information. Note: Each course providing agency will be issued one (1) login ID to be used by the course proving agency. In addition, all users within an agency will share the same login and password. You will then be emailed a registration form along with a PDF file containing Procedures for Personal Financial Management Course Providers. Just return the registration form to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Once the Court receives your registration form, you will be emailed your login ID to begin filing with the District of Colorado.

When you are ready to begin, click here.

For more information on ECF or the two types of training programs available, please contact the ECF Help Desk at 720-904-7450 or via email at
For PACER information, please contact the PACER Servicing Center at 800-676-6856.