Can I apply?

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Check off the boxes below to find out if you fit the criteria to be considered for an expedited pardon. If you meet the minimum requirements to submit an expedited pardon application, a button reading “How to apply” will appear at the bottom of the page. Click on the button to find out how to apply.

Can you apply for an expedited pardon?
Have you had a felony or misdemeanor criminal convictions in the last 10 years.
Did you finish all the requirements of your sentence(s) at least 10 years ago?
Select the type(s) of offense(s) for which you were convicted.
Do you have at least 5 years of recent employment history, or a compelling reason why you were not employed?
Have you volunteered, done any non-court ordered service or can you otherwise demonstrate how you have given back to your community in the past 10 years?
Do you have a specific reason for seeking a pardon?

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To see the minimum requirements for the Ohio Governor’s Expedited Pardon Project, click on the button below.

Read the full criteria for application