Current Public Meeting Information:
Procedures and Criteria for the Restoration of Rights and Commutation of Sentence:
Criteria and Application Instructions Community Cases (PDF - 54.0kb)
Effect of a Pardon in Nevada:
The Office of the Attorney General, at the request of the administrative office of the Pardons Board, provided an informal opinion on the legal effect of a pardon in Nevada. Click here for more information about the effect of a pardon as well as to read the informal opinion.
An application for community case pardons may be obtained below in PDF format (you will need adobe acrobat reader to open the file).
Click here for the pardon application for community cases.(PDF Format)
Restoration of Civil Rights (NRS 213.155, NRS 213.157, NRS 176A.860)
A Bill was passed during the 2003 legislative session which changed many of the laws related to the restoration of civil rights. For more information on this subject, please read the text of the bill at:
Sealing Records of Criminal Proceedings (NRS 179.245)
If you were convicted of a felony and 15 years or more have elapsed from the date of your conviction (or release from actual custody if imprisoned), you may petition the court in which the conviction was obtained for the sealing of all records relating to the conviction. Please see NRS 179.245 for more information and restrictions regarding the sealing of a record. If you were convicted in Clark County, there is a self-help packet available online at:
Please note, according the Nevada Attorney General's office (see informal opinion above), the sealing of a record does not automatically restore the right to bear arms.
The Internet link to the Nevada Statutes is as follows: