Expungements

Expungements

The expungement of a criminal record refers to the process where one can clear their criminal record from the national criminal database. SCF specialise in the process of clearing criminal records and therefore have an excellent proven record. We make clearing your criminal record simple, as long as you are able to meet the prescribed requirements.

According to Section 271B(1) of the Criminal Procedure Act 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977) - a person may have their criminal record cleared if they meet the below requirements.

You Will Need To Meet The Following Requirement

The date of your conviction has to be older than 10 years.

You Will Need To Meet The Following Requirement

You cannot have been convicted of a schedule one offence or of any sexually related offences.

You Will Need To Meet The Following Requirement

You could not have received a direct prison sentence without the option of a fine

You Will Need To Meet The Following Requirement

If you paid a fine, it could not have been more than R20 000.

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