National Creditor Registration Service
The National Creditor Registration Service (NCRS) is a free service to give recipients options for bankruptcy noticing. Creditors may submit a preferred address for noticing or elect to complete an EBN (Electronic Bankruptcy Notice) agreement for paperless noticing.
The bankruptcy act of 2005, amendments to title 11 U.S.C. § 342(f), along with Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 2002(g), allows a creditor to specify a preferred address or addresses for all notices sent by the bankruptcy courts. Entities that complete and return the NCRS Agreement Form, the Evidence of Authority, Authorized Agent and the Evidence of Authority, Related Names to the BNC will have notices sent from all bankruptcy courts, or by the individual bankruptcy court specified, redirected to a preferred mailing address. The selected addresses will be used for cases filed under all chapters of the Bankruptcy Code, effective within 30 days upon receipt. You may print out forms as indicated above, or use the NCRS website to make your request electronically.
The Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (EBN) program allows court notices to be transmitted electronically to notice recipients, eliminating paper notices completely. Bankruptcy noticing data may be received one of three ways: Via Internet E-Mail, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) or FAX. Detailed information and applications can be found at the NCRS.uscourts.gov.
To determine if a creditor has requested a Preferred Address, and/or an Override of Preferred Address, you may use the court's CM/ECF website at https://ecf.lawb.uscourts.gov using the following instructions. Access to this system does require a LOGIN, PASSWORD and CASE NUMBER associated with the creditor.
1. Once Logged into CM/ECF go to UTILITIES option from the blue menu bar
Click on MAILINGS, then click on MAILING LABELS by CASE
3. Enter case number, check "Select All Participants for Case", click "Next", the mailing matrix will display
4. Creditors with a preferred address will be annotated with a plus symbol (+)
5. Creditors with a preferred address and an "Override of Preferred Address", used to allow a local office of the creditor to continue to receive notice, will be annotated with two plus symbols (++) .