Frequently Asked Questions about Cook County E-Filing

  How do I register for an eFile Account?

To register for an eFile Account, go to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County website at On the homepage, click on “Start eFiling Now”, which will take you to the eFiling website.
      Look for the ‘If you are a new user please click here to register’ link. This link will take you to the eFiling “Account Type” screen. Select an ‘Account Type’ (either Attorney or Pro Se).
      After submission of the registration information, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided on the registration screen. All registrants of the eFiling System (“System”) will have the option of sending and/or receiving electronic service through the System. During the registration process, you will have the option of consenting to receive service electronically.