Sealing Records of Criminal Proceedings (NRS 179.245)

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    Sealing Nevada Criminal History Records

    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. 

    Clark County

      If you were convicted in Clark County, there is a self-help packet available online at:

      Sealing of Record Does Not Restore the Right to Bear Arms

      Please note, according the Attorney General’s Informal Opinion on Pardons, Certificates of Good Conduct and the Sealing of Records (pdf), the sealing of a record does not restore the right to bear arms.