Last Updated August 17, 2017

Conditions

IF you were convicted in Nevada on or after July 1, 2003 of

A category A or B felony that resulted in substantial bodily harm to the victim, or

Two or more felonies, unless the convictions arose out of the same act.

You may petition the court of competent jurisdiction for an order granting the restoration of your civil rights.

IF you were convicted in Nevada of a felony other than a category A or B felony as described above, and have been:

Honorably discharged from probation, or 

Honorably discharged from parole, or

Released from prison.

You have been restored the following civil rights:

The right to vote; and

The right to serve as a juror in a civil action.

Four years after the date of honorable discharge from parole or probation, pardon, or release from prison, the right to hold office.

Six years after the date of honorable discharge from parole or probation, pardon, or release from prison, the right to serve as a juror in a criminal action.

IF you received an unconditional pardon

You are restored all civil rights and are relieved of all disabilities incurred upon conviction.

IF you were convicted of a felony in a federal court or convicted in another state

Call the Clark County Election Department at (702) 455-0075 or (702) 455-8683 for direction.

IF you were federally convicted in the US District Court of Nevada  

AND the Election Department advises you must provide:

An Order Terminating Probation or 

A signed letter from the District Court where you were supervised

AND you do not have that documentation
Call the main telephone of the U.S. District Probation and Parole Department at (702) 388-6428.

Registering to Vote

General Information
In order to vote, you must be registered.  To register to vote, you must meet the qualifications and properly complete and submit a Voter Registration Application by the applicable deadline.  You may request an Application on the Internet.

Persons convicted of a felony must provide additional documentation.

Required Documentation
The documentation listed below must be presented to the Election Department to ensure your registration is not subsequently cancelled:

Probationer:  

Petition and Order for Honorable Discharge

Parolee:

Final Discharge from Parole

Prisoner:

Certificate of Discharge

Pardoned:

Unconditional Pardon

In Lieu of the Above Documents
You may submit a notarized Affidavit affirming your civil rights have been restored by the jurisdiction in which you were convicted of a felony.  A copy of the Affidavit is available on the Internet for printing.

You may also call the Election Department at (702) 455-0075 or (702) 455-8683 to request one be sent in the mail.

Deliver Your Documentation by One of the Means Below

In-Person:  

Clark County Election Center Office (Click Here for Map)
965 Trade Drive, Suite A, North Las Vegas
Standard Hours:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
OR
Clark County Election Department Office
(Click Here for Map)
Clark County Government Center, First Floor, Suite 1117
500 South Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas
Standard Hours:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

FAX:

(702) 455-2831
Attention: Elisset Maestri

Mail:  

Clark County Election Dept.
Attention: Elisset Maestri
P.O. Box 3909
Las Vegas, NV 89127-3909

  
If Convicted in Nevada and You Do Not Have Required Documentation
Contact the appropriate Agency:

If you were discharged from parole or probation
Contact the Parole and Probation Division (requests for documentation must be in writing):

 

Phone:

(775) 684-2600

 

FAX:

(775) 684-2693

 

Mail:  

Nevada Dept. of Public Safety - Division of Parole and Probation
Attention:  Records Unit
1445 Old Hot Springs Road, Suite 104
Carson City, NV 89706 

If you were released from prison
Contact the Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) (requests for documentation must be in writing):

 

Phone:

(775) 887-3285 (Main Number)

 

 

(775) 887-3250 (Shelly Williams, Records Manager)

 

FAX:

(775) 887-3329

 

Mail:  

NDOC
Attention: Records
PO Box 7011
Carson City, NV 89702 

If you received a pardon
Contact the Parole and Pardon Board by phone at (775) 687-8278.

Laws and Regulations

NRS and NAC References
Nevada laws and regulations that are applicable to the restoration of voting rights to ex-felons include:

NRS 176A.850  

Honorable discharge from probation: When granted; restoration of civil rights; effect; documentation.

NRS 213.090

Pardon: Restoration of civil rights; relieved of disabilities; limitations.

NRS 213.155

Restoration of civil rights; limitations.

NRS 213.157 

Restoration of civil rights after sentence served; limitations.

NRS 293.540 

Circumstances in which county clerk is required to cancel registration of voter.

NRS 293.543 

Re-registration after cancellation of registration.

NAC 293.414 

Person convicted of felony.

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