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Head Office and Courier address
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Expungement or Removal of a Criminal record means that the record is sealed and the details are not revealed in for example a “Police Clearance certificate”. For all practical purposes the offence can be handled as if it never happened. Legally you do not have to declare the offence unless asked.
• Follow procedure to obtain Police Clearance Certificate ( Obtain 2 sets of fingerprints) and apply for police Clearance.
• Download Expungement instructions
• Download and Complete Expungement Application ( Download Here)
• Download • and complete Client sheet and appointment.
• Obtain Police Clearance Certificate that shows cconviction.
• Follow instructions
• Complete and Courier application with application for Police Clearance to us.
• We will lodge application for police Clearance.
• On receipt of police Clearance we will lodge application for at the Department of Justice.
• We will supply you with a proof of lodge and contact details.
• You follow up with Department of justice.
• On notification of Expungement we will apply for a final police clearance which will show your record cleared.
• Initial police Clearance Certificate 8 weeks
• Department of Justice 20 weeks
• Criminal Record centre 6 weeks
• Final Police Clearance 4 weeks
• Ten (10) Years has lapsed after the date of the conviction for that offence.
• If The person has not been convicted of any other offence and sentenced to a period of imprisonment without the option of a fine during those 10 years.
• When the sentence was imprisonment with the option to pay a fine (not more than
R20 000) instead of serving the period of imprisonment.
• If the fine imposed did not exceed R 20,000
• Was not convicted of a sexual offence against a child or a person who is mentally disabled, and whose name is not included in the National Register for Sex Offenders.
• Was not found unsuitable to work with children by a criminal court and my name is not Included in the National Child Protection Register.
• Was convicted on the base of race
• He or she was convicted of a offence which would not be regarded as a offence in a open and democratic society based on human dignity equality and freedom under the democratic constitutional dispensation.
• When the sentence was corporal punishment.
• When the sentence was postponed, or the person was cautioned and discharged.
• When the sentence of imprisonment was suspended wholly.
• When the sentence was correctional supervision in terms of section 276(1)(h) of the
• When the sentence was imprisonment in terms of section 276(1)(i) of the Act.
• When the sentence was periodical imprisonment in term of section 276(1)(c) of the
• When proof is provided that a person’s name has been removed from the National
Register of Sex Offenders or the National Child Protection Register, if relevant.
A PERSON WILL NOT QUALIFY IF:
• His or her name is included in the National Register for Sex Offenders or the National
Child Protection Register and his or her name has not be
• Confirmation stating that your name has been removed from the National Register
for Sex Offences or the National Child Protection Register if your name has been
included in any of these registers.
Expungement is needed when a criminal offence hampers the persons chances of employment, immigration or work visas.