Forms for Prisoners

After signing and completing forms fully, either (1) mail the originals to the Clerk at the address below for filing or (2) if your facility participates in Prison Email Filing with this court and you are filing an initial complaint with an application to proceed in forma pauperis, provide these forms to your facility librarian or other designee to scan and email to the Clerk for filing.

Office of the Clerk Mailing Address
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California 
450 Golden Gate Avenue, Box 36060 
San Francisco, CA 94102

Facility List for Prison Email Filing
Correctional Training Facility
Pelican Bay State Prison
Salinas Valley State Prison
San Quentin State Prison

Web Resources for Prisoners  >>