Filing a Proof of Claim
Last Updated: June 27, 2018
Fed. R. Bank. P. 2002(g), 3001-3005, 5003(b)
Official Form 410: Proof
may E-file a Proof of Claim. No login or password is required.
Additional Information can be found on our website under
For Creditors > Filing
a Proof of Claim.
Attorneys and creditors with an ECF login and password
may file a claim using the instructions below.
A claim is the creditor's right to receive payment
for a debt owed by the debtor on the date of the bankruptcy filing.
A Proof of Claim is the form used by the creditor
to indicate the amount of debt owed by the debtor on
the date of the bankruptcy filing.
not use Official Form 410 (Proof of Claim) to make a request for
payment of an administrative expense. A request
for an administrative expense is made by filing a motion and
notice pursuant to § 503 unless otherwise ordered by the Court.
> File Claims]
Enter the case number (e.g., xx-xxxxx) and [Find
This Case] Next.
Select the creditor from the drop down list
that matches the name and address on the claim form. A pop-up
will display. If this is the correct creditor with a matching
address, select Yes
and continue to #6. If not, select No.
If the creditor does not
appear on the list or you answered No,
you will need to
add the creditor.
Note: To file an
Administrative Claim, the creditor type must be designated
as 'Administrative.' Select Add Creditor, enter the creditor name
and address, and change the Creditor Type to 'Administrative.'
See note on top of this page
re: administrative expense claims.
- Enter Proof of Claim
Claim #: Refer to question #4 on claim form.
If checked Yes, clicking on [Find]
presents previously filed claims. Highlight/click
on the claim being amended, confirm and continue.
radio button for Amend Options: Clear Amounts
Claimed: Enter total amount claimed from question
#7 on claim form (do not enter "$" or commas
in the dollar amount fields). Enter secured amount,
if any, from question #9 on claim form. Enter priority
amount, if any, from question #12 on claim form.
By: Refer to Part 3 of claim form. Select appropriate
Party Filer, (e.g., Debtor, Attorney, Creditor, Trustee)
or Remarks: Type further description or remarks
for the claim.
Verify all claim information entered. Next.
to select the Claim
(.pdf file). Next. Next.
Note: Exhibits/attachments to the claim may be added
as to this document.
displays giving you the document number. Copies of this notice
are immediately e-mailed to all participants who receive electronic
notification in the case.