Notice: As a result of Bill C-10, the term "pardon" has been replaced with "Record Suspension: as of March 13, 2012. Please click on the below link for changes to eligibility. Hard copies of the Pardon Application Guide are also availble at the Rama Police Service detachment.
For information regarding changes in fees please click Parole Board Canada
Each step in the Records Suspension Application Guide must be followed in sequence prior to filling out the Records Suspension Application. Pay particular attention to the following steps:
Step 1 - Obtain Your Criminal Record
Fingerprinting is conducted by the Rama Police Service. Please call and make an appointment with our Civilian Staff. The applicant's fingerprints will be electronically submitted by our Policing Assistant along with a certified cheque or money order payable to the Receiver General of Canada for $25.00.
Steps 2 to 4 can be found Parole Board Canada
Step 5 - Obtain Local Police Record
A local Police Records Check Form must be completed by each Police Service where you have resided in the past ten (10) years. The Rama Police Service charges $25.00 to non-band members for this service. There is no cost for members. However, it you also require a Local Police Records Check from another police agency, you will have to contact that police service in order to confirm the cost and procedures prior to attending.
Once you have completed the process, you are now ready to fill in the Records Suspension Application which is Step 7.