Overview Description

Records relating to a single felony conviction for drug possession or operating a motor vehicle with a controlled substances can be expunged within five to 10 years. Utah Code Ann. § 77-40a-303.

Ineligible Category or Citation

See Utah Code Ann. § 77-40a-303(1), (5), (6) for ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The individual shall file a petition for expungement, in accordance with the Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure, that includes the identification number for the certificate of eligibility described in Subsection 77-40a-304(1)(d)(ii). Utah Code Ann. § 77-40a-301, Utah Code Ann. § 77-40a-305.


The bureau charges application and issuance fees in accordance with section. Utah Code Ann. § 77-40a-304.


The person can respond to any inquiry as though the arrest or conviction did not occur. Utah Code Ann. § 77-40a-401 (2).


For more information on the expungement of adult conviction records in Utah, click here.

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