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Once leave has been granted to file a document under seal, counsel is responsible for following up by filing the sealed document(s).  DO NOT include any sealed information in the title of your pleading or in your exhibit descriptions.  This text will be viewable to the public.


Select the Sealed & Ex Parte Documents (in Public Cases) link.  Select Sealed Document and click Next.


Add your case number, select Find This Case and click Next. If filing in a criminal case, you may need to indicate the defendant case where this sealed document will be filed.

civil          Criminal  

If the hyperlink contains the correct case style, select Next to continue.  If not, stop your filing and determine the correct case number.


Select the filing party.  If you need to select multiple names, hold down the CTRL key while selecting.  After proper selection, press Next.

A message reminding you that leave of court is required before a sealed pleading can be filed appears for your review.  If you have not requested and been granted leave to file this sealed pleading, discontinue docketing this event.

Add the pdf file of the main document.  In the Attachments section, add the pdf files and properly describe each exhibit/attachment. When finished uploading, select Next.

If your document links to another document in the case, check the box and select Next.  If your document does not link to another document in the case, select Next to bypass this screen.


If you have not properly requested leave to file or if you entered this case before OKED enabled attorney sealed filing, you may receive the message below.  Call the clerk's office at (918) 684-7920 for assistance with activating your rights to file sealed pleadings.

Click Next to continue with the filing of this event.

A filer will not be able to modify any text.  Verify entry and correct PDF source information.  If the final text does not reflect your filing intent, discontinue the entry by clicking on the menu bar and beginning again.  Click Next to file the document.

The Notice of Electronic Filing will be sent to each active participant.  If sealed privileges to view have been granted by the Court, each attorney will be able to open the document from the email link.  NOTE:  Your PACER login and password are required to view restricted documents.

You must mail a copy of the NEF and the filed pleading to anyone listed in the "delivered by other means" section of the NEF

If sealed access has not been granted in this case, you MUST serve the NEF and pleading to ALL parties