Application Fee Reduction - Record Suspension (Pardon)

From: Parole Board of Canada


As of January 1, 2022, the fee to apply for a record suspension is $50.00.

Applications under the previous fee received but not accepted for processing before the fee reduction came into effect on January 1, 2022 will be processed under the new $50.00 application fee.

Note: The application fee cannot be reimbursed in cases where an application has already been accepted for processing and an acknowledgement letter was sent to the applicant prior to the new fee taking effect.

For applicants under the previous fee whose application has not yet been accepted for processing:

Record suspension applications will continue to be processed in a timely manner, according to established processing times.

If you have further questions, up-to-date information on the record suspension application process is available at For assistance with a record suspension application, contact the Parole Board of Canada at:

1-800-874-2652 (toll-free)

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