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Board of Pardons

Overseeing all of Delaware's Pardons, Reprieves, Commutations of Sentence, and Executive Clemency.

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Procedure for Filing a Pardon Application

A pardon is an act of executive grace that completely eliminates all consequences of a conviction. However, a pardon does not remove the record of conviction. A pardon removes any further punishment and restores civil rights. A pardon does not remove the historical fact of the conviction from the state’s official arrest and conviction records; […]

How to Apply for an Expungement

To determine whether you are eligible for an expungement under 11 Del. Code § 4371 – 4375, you must contact the State Bureau of Identification (SBI). If you are eligible, SBI will provide you with a letter with further instructions. If you are not eligible, you will be directed to apply for a pardon. Juvenile […]


Pardon Forms: Pardon Application Packet(Contains all of the Pardon forms listed below) A list of the individual forms contained in the pardon application packet: Affidavit of Mailing Application Cover Sheet Biological Information Checklist Criminal History Review Form Narrative Description of Offenses (Summary) Reasons for Seeking a Pardon Request a Hearing by Telephone due to Hardship […]