Welcome to Pardons Canada’s Community Blog
where you can Ask, Share and Join The Conversation

When Can I Apply to Have my Record Cleared?

Edited by Admin
My Conditional Discharge was completed last May. When Can I Apply to Have my Record Cleared?
Many people believe that if their criminal charge was withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond, absolute or conditional discharge, that it will disappear on its own.  This is not entirely true.  If you were fingerprinted, photographed and went to court, there is still a police record and record of your fingerprints in the system.  This can have a negative affect if you are doing a criminal background check and the charges still show up.  Its important to obtain a file destruction to remove the prints from the system to that in the future you will be safe for work and traveling.  For a conditional discharge, you need to be out of trouble for 3 years from the end of your court date.  Its OK to start the application process early as the process takes time to get approved.
Have a question of your own? Need help from the Pardons Team? Feel free to submit a question of your own or contact our team for more information about the options available to you. 
Level 9 (XP: 4000)
4 years ago
and how long does the application process take? Can we start it before the 3 year mark knowing it will be completed just after the 3 year period?
Level 3 (XP: 700)
Have a question for the Pardons Canada team? Contact us today to learn how we can help!


19 member reviews
    Here buy my new music today on radio near you olivia pahtayken we running in circles haha
    By Eric
    Friendly staff -An organization that cares
    By JCM
    Great company. Experts in the field. Very knowledgable staff.
    Extremely knowledgeable staff with decades of experience.
    By Eric
    Great service with friendly helpful staff
    Go do it yourself people. The process is simple and you will save yourself so much money!!!! They took $350 of mine and ...
    I will be leaving negative reviews anywhere and everywhere possible. You are thieves!
    I am writing to thank Jessica A. for helping me get my pardon. The parole board requested more supporting information i...
    Impeccable service! We are fortunate to have such an institution who cares more about helping anyone with a record, reg...
    Amazing company. I have been involved with them for over 15 years. Incredible wealth of knowledge and very professional ...

Still Have Questions?

Ask An Expert

Popular Posts