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Sealing Process

The sealing process is essentially three, sometimes four steps:

1.

Submit the application for a certificate of eligibility (CoE) to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE);

2.

Once the FDLE issues the CoE, submit that along with several other court filings to the clerk for the judge to sign;

3.

Have a hearing on the petition to seal criminal history records (this step is not required in every instance and varies from county to county); and

4.

Have the signed order sealing the criminal history record sent to the relevant agencies and government departments who have a record of the criminal record (does not apply to civil records of the incident, such as those retained by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.)

 
 

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