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Pro Hac Vice Admission

PACER Requirements

To apply for admission to practice in the Northern District, you must have an upgraded individual PACER account.  If you do not have an upgraded individual PACER account, use the Upgrading PACER Account instructions. 

Admission Requirements

  • A Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice along with an attached Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice is required to be filed in the pending case. A blank Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice can be found on the OKND website at https://www.oknd.uscourts.gov/attorney. Along with the Pro Hac Vice Motion and Application, a $50.00 fee must be paid through Pay.gov at the time the motion is filed . 
  • After the motion has been filed, if you do not already have a CM/ECF registration, then you will register for CM/ECF filing by following the Pro Hac Vice E-Filing Registration Instructions below.
  • Additionally. after the motion has been filed, you must file an Entry of Appearance in the pending case.

Pro Hac Vice E-Filing Registration Instructions

  1. Go to www.pacer.gov.
  2. Click Manage My Account at the very top of the page.

  3. Enter your upgraded individual PACER account Username and Password. Click Login.

  4. Click the Maintenance tab and then select Attorney Admissions/E-File Registration.

  5. From the drop-down menus, select U.S. District Courts and Oklahoma Northern District Court. Click Next.

  6. Select Pro Hac Vice.

  7. Review the Filer Information section and make corrections, if needed.
  8. Complete the Additional Filer Information section (REQUIRED).  Note: Make sure you provide the Pro Hac Vice Case Number.

  9. In the Delivery Method and Formatting section, enter your email information and select your preferences. Click NextNote: For Email Format, HTML is preferred .

  10. Set default payment information, if desired (not required).  Click Next.

  11. Review the Attorney E-filing Terms and Conditions and local Court Policies and Procedures and check the boxes acknowledging review and agreement.  Click Submit.

After Submission

The Court will review your application and, if necessary, will provide you with further instructions through the email address you provided.  You will be notified via email when the Court has processed your request. It may take up to (3) business days for the Court to process your request.