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Canadian Pardon

A Canadian Pardon, also known as a record suspension, will clear your criminal record in Canada.



US Entry Waiver

A US entry waiver overcomes border restrictions and lets you to enter the United States of America.




RCMP certified fingerprinting is the most reliable way to perform a criminal background check in Canada.


Criminal Records Cleared Since 2002


You can get in touch with a counsellor at the National Pardon Centre any time during business hours. We are always happy to answer your questions. You can also use the options below help keep yourself informed and/or help us keep your file moving along.

Rest assured that we want your case finished up and in your hands ASAP.


Not our client yet? Not a problem.

If you live near one of our walk in centres in Montreal or Toronto the best way to begin your application is to come visit us during business hours. We have digital fingerprinting onsite so if you plan on opening a file be sure to bring TWO pieces of government ID.

If you don’t live near us don’t worry. We handle pardon and waiver applications for people across Canada and abroad.


It’s hard to trust people these days. We know because we’ve heard so many stories. But at the National Pardon Centre your file is in good hands. We’re not just honest, we’re efficient. And we firmly believe we run the best pardon and waiver service in Canada.

Unfortunately we can’t guarantee results or time frames. We can’t because no one can. Decisions are up to the government and time frames are based on the courts, police, RCMP, etc. But rest assured we will always advise you honestly and we will always act in your best interest.

It’s not just our guarantee. It’s our promise!

We’re Trusted

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We’re Secure


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Can We Say Goodbye to Record Suspensions?

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The recent news that the new Liberal government will be reversing the changes to the pardons Canada program was welcome to many of us working in this industry, not to mention the countless lives that have been put on hold from this misguided legislation. One of the changes was so…


Revoking a Pardon

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If you have received a pardon from the government of Canada you know that your record is sealed. According to the Parole Board of Canada a pardon is as follows: What is the effect of a record suspension? All information pertaining to convictions will be taken out of the Canadian…


Drugs at the Border

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One of the things that will certainly get you barred from entering the United States is having illegal drugs on you. In fact, even having drug paraphernalia will land you in hot water and could very easily end with you being denied entry to the United States. Of course this…

land and sea

Crossing the US Border by Land or Air

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Is it safer to cross the border by land or air? This is a question I’m frequently asked by would be travellers who have a criminal record but don’t want to process a United States entry waiver. What they mean by “safer” is crossing comes with a better chance of not…