Office of Reentry

Application for Record Sealing and Driver's License Reinstatement Assistance

This application is for low-income residents in Cuyahoga County who need help sealing a criminal record or understanding eligibility for Ohio's new driver license program to reduce or eliminate reinstatement fees. The Cuyahoga County Office of Reentry will accept applications through this portal on an ongoing basis. The Cuyahoga County Public Defender's Office will coordinate with other partners to provide legal services, including Case Western Reserve University Law School's Second Chance Clinic, the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Pardon, Clemency and Expungement Clinic.

Please fill out and submit this online form to apply for help. = required field

(must match "Email" field)
(If applicable)
(As they appear on driver license, if different from above)
OPTIONAL: What is the name and phone number of another person who we can leave a message with if we cannot get in touch with you?