Please Note: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Please contact any service prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on changes to their availability (e.g. hours of operation etc.)
John Howard Society of Thunder Bay and District
Suspension of Records

Details
Contact
Map
Description
Assists individuals with the process of obtaining a record suspension, formerly known as a Canadian Pardon
Eligibility
Individuals with a criminal record

Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Adult Criminal Records
  • Individuals 18 years of age and older with a criminal record in Canada
  • Must wait five years for a summary conviction or ten years for an indictable conviction following sentence completion before applying
Youth Criminal Records
  • Youth between 12 to 17 years of age, who were charged under the Youth Criminal Justice Act do not need to apply for a pardon unless their youth record was maintained due to receiving an adult criminal record
  • In this case, the waiting period is the same as above; five to ten years after all of the sentences have been satisfied
Fees
Service ; Ontario Works may be able to assist with fee for services for individuals who are on social assistance
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Social Media
Agency Information
Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 2, 2019

New Search
Suggest Update
Share: