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Electronic Document Submission System (EDSS)

Electronic Document Submission System (EDSS) is a service that may be used by self-represented parties who would like to electronically submit documents in civil cases for filing by the Clerk's Office as an alternative to mailing or bringing the documents to the courthouse.  Please review the EDSS Administrative Procedures for more information and a complete list of the conditions and requirements for using this service.


  • New cases cannot be processed in EDSS and must be mailed or brought to the courthouse.
  • Only filings for the United States District Court for the District of Maryland can be submitted on this page.
  • This page cannot accept filings for Maryland State Court matters.

If you have any questions or encounter any technical issues, please contact the Clerk's Office at (410) 962-2600 or (301) 344-0660.  

If you do not know your case number, please contact the Clerk’s Office at (410) 962-2600 or (301) 344-0660.

Please describe the contents of the document
Please do not use special characters in your uploaded file names
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.

By clicking submit below you agree to each of the following:

  1. I am intending to file the attached document(s) with the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
  2. I understand that the attached document(s) will not be considered filed with the Court until I have received an email confirming the document(s) have been added to the electronic docket. 
  3. I have signed the attached document(s) with a “wet” or ink signature.  I understand that documents not properly signed will not be accepted for filing pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 11 and Local Rule 102.1.  
  4. I understand that all submitted documents must comply with all appropriate Local Rules concerning formatting and page limitations to be accepted for filing.  See Local Rules 102.2 and 105.3.
  5. I understand that by using EDSS, I am consenting to receive electronic notification and service of all future documents filed in this case at the email address I have provided.  In doing so, I agree to waive my right to receive service by mail pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 5(b).  I agree to promptly notify the Clerk if there is any change to my email address.
  6. I have reviewed and understand the EDSS Administrative Procedures, and I agree to comply with its terms and conditions.  I understand that my ability to use EDSS may be terminated for non-compliance or abuse in the discretion of the Clerk of Court. 


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