Applying for a Record Suspension

Application Fee Reduction - Record Suspension (Pardon)

Important! As of January 1, 2022, the fee to apply for a record suspension is $50.00. Find out more.

Important notice:  If you have applied or are planning to apply for a record suspension, please take note of the recent changes to eligibility and wait times. Read more.

Special instructions - Simple possession of cannabis and other offences

If you were convicted of simple possession of cannabis and a least one other offence, read these instructions.

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 $50.00. Applicants are also responsible for any additional fees required as part of their application, such as fingerprints, criminal record, court documents and police checks.




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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