Am I able to challenge a denial?

If the Parole Board of Canada (PBC) proposes to deny your Pardon they will do so in writing and give you 60 days to provide written representation addressing the proposal (Pardons Canada will assist you in this process). The PBC will take your representation into account and the board will make a decision based on…

What are the chances my Pardon will be denied?

The Parole Board of Canada (PBC) requires you to be of good conduct in addition to being eligible for the pardon according to the law governing eligibility requirements. Good conduct can consist of many different things and includes, but is not limited to: the absence of highway traffic fines, fine in arrears for child support…

When will my Pardon / Record Suspension be granted?

Approximate timelines are outlined on the back of your payment receipt. Please be aware that files have several stages of processing and a number of documents that need to be gathered from different government agencies. Pardons Canada has complex monitoring systems for tracking expected documents to ensure the processing runs efficiently. Once your application is…