PA Board of Pardons votes to waive $63 in pardon application fees

The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons voted to waive all $63 in fees for the pardon process, for applications filed on or after March 18, 2019. A March 14 press release from the Board of Pardons is at: The announcement notes, "Applicants must currently pay $8 just to download the application online or to secure a copy through the mail. Then they must pay $20 for a criminal history record and $10 for a driving record through Penn DOT. When the application is complete, the Board of Pardons collects a $25 processing fee."