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Reduce or dismiss convictions on your criminal record

Take the first step. Apply in 10 minutes.

Clear My Record is a free, non-profit service from Code for America for people with a criminal record in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties. We are not a law firm and the information on this site is not legal advice.

Apply to Clear My Record in 3 easy steps:

1. Apply online

Fill out the pre-screener to help the attorney understand your history.

2. Check your eligibility

An attorney will pull up your conviction records and figure out what record clearance options make sense for you.

3. Wait for next steps

In about 4 weeks, you’ll hear from the county you applied in with your results and instructions on next steps.

Apply today to learn if you qualify

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Clear My Record sends applications to our official partners in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties.

Applications to Clear My Record are sent to an organization in the counties you have selected. Each county will follow up with you with next steps. For example, if you apply in San Francisco and Contra Costa County, you will hear from both San Francisco Public Defender and Contra Costa Public Defender separately.

Clear My Record is a free, online service made by Code for America. It is for people who have a criminal record in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties. It was made by Code for America, who works with government to make their services easier to use. Code for America is not a law firm and the information on this site is not legal advice.

Here is a list of our county partners:

Questions? Contact us.

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Code for America

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It could take up to one year to clear your record. Start today.

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