The 10 steps to apply for a record suspension


Information for B.C. and Ontario residents applying for a record suspension.

If you are eligible, have completed all of your sentences, and it is past the waiting period (see Before you get started), you can now apply for a record suspension.

Here are the 10 steps to apply for a record suspension, with instructions for each one.

Step 1

Get your Convictions, Conditional and Absolute Discharges form (Criminal Record) from the RCMP in Ottawa and, if required, your Proof of Conviction documents.

Step 2

Get your Court Information using the Court Information Form.

Step 3

Get your Military Conduct Sheet
(current and former members of the Canadian Forces only).

Step 4

Get your Local Police Records Check(s)

Step 5

Get your Proof of Citizenship or Immigration Documents
(if born outside of Canada).

Step 6

Get a Photocopy of your Document to Support your Identification.

Step 7

Fill in the Schedule 1 Exception Form
(if applicable, complete all sections).

Step 8

Fill in the Record Suspension Application Form (answer all questions).

Step 9

Fill in the Measurable Benefit/Sustained Rehabilitation Form (complete all sections).

Step 10

Complete the Checklist and mail your application and documents with the $631.00 (CDN) processing fee.

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