Certificate of Good Standing

Obtaining a Certificate of Good Standing

If you are admitted to the Southern District of Florida and would like a Certificate of Good Standing, please choose one of the following options:

1) Electronic Certificate of Good Standing (PDF).   Log into your CM/ECF account and select Utilities. Select Certificate of Good Standing – Electronic PDF. To pay for your certificate, you will be automatically redirected to pay.gov where you will pay the $18.00 fee (via check or credit card).   Your certificate will be e-mailed within 2 business days to your primary e-mail address on file in CM/ECF.  Click here to go to CM/ECF Note: If you need certificates for multiple attorneys, you will need to log in to each attorney’s CM/ECF account to order their certificate of good standing.

2) Original Certificate of Good Standing.  Log into your CM/ECF account and select Utilities.  Select Certificate of Good Standing – Original With Raised Seal.  Please complete each screen in order to submit your request. To pay for your certificate, you will be automatically redirected to pay.gov where you will pay the $18.00 fee (via check or credit card). Your certificate will be mailed within 2 weeks to the mailing address you provide in your request, so please verify your information prior to submitting your request. Click here to go to CM/ECF.  Note: If you need certificates for multiple attorneys, you will need to log in to each attorney’s CM/ECF account to order their certificate of good standing.

3) If a Certificate of Good Standing is needed immediately, please go to any Clerk’s Office Intake Section and an Intake clerk will issue a certificate while you wait. If you request the certificate at the Intake Counter, you may pay by cash, check, money order, or credit card.  You cannot obtain a statement of discipline from the Intake Clerk.  A separate request will need to be mailed to Attorney Admissions along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.   There is no charge for a statement of discipline. (Click here for Clerk’s Office locations)