Overview Description

Records of a driving while intoxicated offense may be shielded by an order of nondisclosure five years after the successful completion of community supervision if the person was not required to use an ignition interlock device. Tex. Gov't Code § 411.0731.

Ineligible Category or Citation

See Tex. Gov't Code § 411.0731, 411.074(b)

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court of conviction. For the specific procedure, see Tex. Gov’t Code § 411.0731.


The fees amount to at least $207, and typically about $250 in the district court, plus $28 fee for petition for non-disclosure. See Tex. Gov't Code § 411.0745.


The person is not required in any application for employment or licensing to state that they have been the subject of any criminal proceeding that is the subject of the order. Tex. Gov't Code § 411.0755.


For information regarding an order of nondisclosure, visit here.

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed five years after the completion of community supervision.

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