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Pardon (Record Suspension) and Waiver

Provided by: Canadian Human Rights International Organization (CHRIO)

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Service Description

Record Suspension (Formerly called a Pardon)
Assists individuals with applying for a record suspension (pardon). Visit the website for more information on how to begin the application process.

Individuals can legally enter the United States by obtaining a United States Entry Waiver prepared by CHIRO. Eligibility for an Entry Waiver depends on the seriousness of the conviction(s) and the amount of time that has passed since the charge. Visit the website for more information.


Individuals must wait 5 (summary offence) or 10 years (indictable offence) from the time the sentence was completed. If there were any fines or surcharges related to the conviction(s), they must be paid before the waiting period begins.

Application Process

Visit the the website for details.


Processing fee determined on a case by case basis.
Parole Board of Canada Application $631.

Canadian Human Rights International Organization

Mailing Address

1725 Finch Avenue West
Toronto ON  M3N 1M6

Location Info

Fax: 416-907-6631

Business Line: 416-635-7805



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