“In 2019-2020, the Board received 12,441 record suspension/pardon applications and accepted 9,587 applications (77%) for processing. There were 2,643 record suspension/pardon applications (21%) that were rejected at screening due to ineligibility, no payment, wrong processing fee and/or missing documentation. There were 173 files pending processing at fiscal year end and 38 files were discontinued. In the previous year, the Board received 13,827 record suspension/pardon applications and accepted 10,531 applications (or 76%).”
At The Pardon Group we understand the complexities of the application process and its unpredictability. Therefore we diligently and thoroughly monitor each stage of the application to ensure the best chance of success.
Formerly known as a pardon, a record suspension seals your criminal record from the public. This can be invaluable for many purposes, including getting a job and volunteering.
In order to be allowed into the United States when you have a conviction, you must get a U.S. waiver. Otherwise you risk being turned back if your conviction is discovered at the border.
If you have been charged by the police, but not convicted:
There is a lot of confusion about what you need and where to start. Head over to our Frequently Asked Questions Page and we can point you in the right direction.