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Applying for a Pardon in Nevada

Not all cases are eligible for expungement; however, there is another option that may be beneficial. Seeking a pardon in the state where your conviction occurred may the best solution to receive criminal record relief.

In order to apply for a pardon, there are certain requirements that may need to be met. You will have to complete the application procedure. This information can be found in great detail at www.pardon411.com.

If you are applying for a pardon in Nevada, below you will find the eligibility requirements and process for applying.


To be eligible in Nevada:

  • You may apply once your sentence is completed
  • You may apply if a “significant period of time has passed” since the final discharge of the case

To apply

  • Fill out the Pardon Application in one of three ways:
    • The Board of Pardon Commissioner’s website
    • Calling 775-687-8278
    • Write a request to The Board at:
      Board of Pardons Commissioners
      1445 Old Hot Springs Rd. #108B
      Carson City, NV 89711
  • Obtain your Criminal History Record with the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Records Bureau by
  • Prepare personal statement
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Send completed Pardon Application to the Board of Pardons Commissioners