Your eligibility may be affected. We will have to obtain court documents to confirm your eligibility.
The fine is a part of the sentence. The sentence must be completed to become eligible for the Pardon/Record Suspension. Please note that outstanding traffic, civil or family court fines will affect your eligibility.
It takes time for the RCMP, courts, local police, PBC and other government agencies to process the necessary documents for your application. If we find that these agencies are taking longer than expected, we have a complex tracking system to follow up with requested documents.
Depending on how quickly we receive requested documents from the RCMP, courts, local police and the Parole Board of Canada (PBC), the process to prepare your file takes approx. 10-24 months. Please remember that your file can only be submitted to the PBC once you have reached your statutory eligibility date.
All information pertaining to convictions will be taken out of the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and may not be disclosed without permission from the Minister of Public Safety Canada. This applies only to records kept within federal departments and agencies. However, many of the provincial and municipal law enforcement agencies cooperate by restricting access…