Overview Description

Access to records relating to convictions for summary offenses and certain misdemeanors are limited by the court after 10 years. Pa. Cons. Stat. § 9122.2.

Ineligible Category or Citation

See Pa. Con. Stat. § 9122.3

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic. For more information, see Pa. Cons. Stat. § 9122.2, et seq.


There are no fees.


The person's record may only be disseminated to a criminal justice or government agency specified in 18 Pa.C.S. section 9121(b.1) and (b.2). 18 Pa.C.S. § 9122.1.

Waiting Periods

Access will be limited 10 years after conviction in the case of a summary offense, and 10 years after the person's last criminal conviction in the case of a misdemeanor, provided that all financial obligations of the sentence are complete.

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