Overview Description

Records relating to a conviction for which a person has received a pardon can be sealed immediately. Neb. Rev. Stat. § 29-3523(5).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the sentencing court. For the specific procedure, see Neb. Rev. Stat. § 29-3523.


There is no statutory language on fees.


A person cannot be questioned about the record on any application for employment, bonding, license, education, or other right or privilege. The criminal justice agency shall respond to public inquiry as if there were no criminal history information, and the criminal history information shall not be disseminated to any person other than a criminal justice agency, except as provided in subsections (1) and (2). Neb. Rev. Stat. § 29-3523.

Waiting Periods

There is no waiting period.

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