Applying for a Record Suspension


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

You can apply directly to the Parole Board of Canada (PBC) for a Record Suspension. You do not need to use a lawyer or third party service provider (see Protect Yourself from Fraud).

Simply follow the step-by-step instructions and pay the application processing fee of $631.00. Applicants are also responsible for any additional fees required as part of their application, such as fingerprints, criminal record, court documents and police checks.

Before you start, check your eligibility to apply for a record suspension by using the PBC's Online Self Assessment Tool.




You must answer all questions truthfully and completely.
Concealing information or making false or deceptive statements will result in your application being denied or your record suspension being revoked or ceasing to have effect at a later date.

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