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How to Obtain an Application


The Board of Pardons clemency application can be obtained by downloading it from this website or by written request to the Board of Pardons through the U.S. Postal Service.


Online (Recommended):  You can quickly and easily download an application for free below. The application is in PDF format and requires Adobe Reader to view and print the documents. If you do not have the software installed, you can download and install it for free by clicking Download Adobe Reader.

Revisions Made on 11/15/2019:

  1. Filing Instructions - Step 2, Section 1:  Added Expedited Review in clemency type box
  2. Filing Instructions - Step 2, Section 3:  Removed Arrest Date bullet
  3. Filing Instructions - Step 3, Submitting the Application:  Color photo is no longer required
  4. Application, Section 2:  Applicant Information - Fields were updated
  5. Application, Section 2:  Representation - Information added for incarcerated applicants
  6. Application, Section 3:  Convictions for Which Clemency is Requested - Removed Arrest Date field on all case pages
  7. Application, Section 7:  Submitting Your Application - Color photo no longer required
  8. Application, Section 7:  Submitting Your Application - Updated design layout
  9. Supplemental Forms, Section 3:  Convictions for Which Clemency is Requested - Removed Arrest Date field on all case pages

 

Download Application Packet  - Revised on 11/15/2019



Packets Include:

  • Know Your Options (1 page)
  • Filing Instructions (3 pages)
  • Factors Sheet (2 pages)
  • Combined Application (7 pages)
  • Need More Space - Supplemental page instructions (1 page)
  • Supplemental Pages (4 pages)
      • Section 3 - Additional Cases - Convictions For Which Clemency Is Requested
      • Section 3 - Additional Offenses, Sentences, & Facts of Incident
      • Section 4 - Additional Criminal Information & Driver History
      • Section 5 - Additional Personal Statement


U.S. Postal Mail Service:  This method takes approximately 3 weeks to process. To obtain an application by written request to the Board of Pardons, please follow the instructions below.

To request an application, you must include the following:

    1. Name of applicant
    2. Phone number (if applicable)
    3. Email address (if applicable)
    4. Your mailing address to send application
    5. If incarcerated, please include inmate number


Please mail your request to the following address:
             
Board of Pardons
333 Market Street
15th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126