Filing a Notice of Association

NOTE: A Notice of Association is filed by a self-represented person to associate his or her eFile account with an existing appeal.    

NOTE:  Once a Notice of Association has been filed, the filer may receive automatic email notifications whenever a filing is made on the appeal. 

  1. Log into PAAB’s  e-Filing system.
  2. Click Existing Appeals or eFile>Existing Appeal from menu bar.
  3. Enter Docket Number (ex. 2015-077-01500A) into the text box and click eFile.
  4. Select Notice of Association from the Document Type drop-down menu:
    • Add additional text if necessary.
    • Click Add. 
      • You will not be adding any documents to this filing.    
  5. Select the Participant Name to which you are associated.  Click Next.
  6. Add any additional documents to the filing, as desired.  (See Instructions To File to An Existing Case, #4).  Click Next
  7. Click Submit the Filing.
    • You can also Add/Remove Documents, go Back, Cancel (Delete) the filing or Move to Draft.
  8. A pop-up email message from PAAB will appear which reads: “Your submission is complete.  Click OK to file to PAAB.”
    • Or you can click Cancel and you will be returned to the review and approve filings page where your choices are Add/Remove Documents, Back, Cancel (Delete), Move to Draft, or Submit the Filing.
  9. If you clicked OK, your filing will be submitted to PAAB and a message “Your Filing has been submitted” will appear.
  10. Click on Filing Status or go to the home page and click on My Filings to review the status of your submission.  Status may be viewed for 60 days, and can be downloaded so it can be printed or saved on your computer.
    • Once PAAB has approved your document(s), the My Filings page will show that the document(s) are Filed.

NOTE: When the document is electronically filed, it will be served through the eFiling system and no other service is required unless ordered by the agency.