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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Electronic Filing (e-Filing) Registration Instructions for Self Represented Litigants

As of January 1, 2016 all civil cases, with the exception of Will Filing, will be filed using DuPage County's online e-filing system. Civil cases are any cases which are not Misdemeanor or Criminal cases. Civil cases include Domestic Relations cases and Small Claims cases.

Where can I register my e-file account?

You can register your e-file account on any computer that has internet connection. E-filing can be easily accomplished at home or at your local public library. Courthouse e-filing terminals will be available in a limited number for those who do not have internet access from home.

How do I register for the first time?

DuPage County's e-file website is available by clicking on You will be prompted to register if this is your first time e-filing. Please register as a "Pro Se" user if you are filing without the assistance of an attorney. Please remember the email address you use during this process. Your email address will be used in case you are ever locked out of your e-filing account.

Why do I need to supply a credit/debit card?

Initially, you will require a credit or debit card to register. No charges will be added to your card for registering. The credit card is used only for authentication purposes. Once you have registered your account and you are ready to file your court documents, your credit/debit card will be charged the statutory filing fees. 

I do not have a credit/debit card, what should I do?

Please see the Circuit Clerk's Office on the first floor of the DuPage County Courthouse, or call 630-407-8700.

I've filled out the information now what do I do?

Once you have registered there will be a confirmation email sent to the email address you entered. Please open this email and follow the instructions contained in the email. Registration will NOT be complete without opening the email and following the instructions.

Why is a username and password required?

The confirmation email will include instructions on how to create your account using a username and password. This is used to keep your court related documents and credit/debit card information safe and secure. Please use a combination you will easily remember but that is unique and hard to guess. 

I forgot my username/password, what do I do?

If you forget either your username or password, please visit and click on the Forgot Password button on the home page. This link works if you have forgotten either your username or password.

The website is not working, who can I call?

For any technical difficulties, please contact They will help with any pages that freeze or website issues.

Who can I contact if I have questions about registering?

Please consult the e-filing manual for any questions you may have. For any further assistance please call the Circuit Clerk's Office at 630-407-8700.

I've completed the registration process, what should I do next?

After responding to the confirmation email, you may upload documents to your i2File account. Please see the Tips-Electronic Filing at DuPage County webpage for assistance.