NOTICE: Due to public health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic as well as Governor Lamont’s Executive Order, the Board’s offices at 55 West Main Street are currently closed to the public. (Click here for DAS Visitor Policy). Parole Release and Revocation hearings conducted by video-conference will continue as scheduled during normal business hours until further notice. Members of the public may access the following parole hearings: via live video feed. For Willard-Cybulski CI Hearing on April 1st - click on the following link.
Please note that our April 1st, 2020 pardons hearing has been rescheduled to May 6th and will be held at the Norwich Superior Court. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to return to normal business as soon as the immediate threat to public health has subsided. We encourage you to PLEASE check back regularly as this information is subject to change.

As of June 1, 2020, the Board of Pardons and Paroles will no longer be accepting paper applications.



Pardon Application Processes and Instructions


The Board of Pardons and Paroles accepts the following applications:


        • Absolute Pardon (Full Pardon/Expungement/Erasure)

        • Certificate of Employability

        • Commutation by Current Offender


Please click on each link above or the boxes below to learn more about eligibility and the application process.

Click here for Certificate of Employability VERIFICATION

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

 Click here for ePardon Video Tutorial   

  Click here for Eligibility Notice effective 9-1-2015