RESTORATION OF CIVIL RIGHTS
Q: How do I know if my rights have been restored?
A: If you are unsure if your rights have been restored, please contact your parole officer or the Division of Probation & Parole in Frankfort at (502) 564-4221.
Q: How do I get pardoned by the Governor’s office?
A: You must first submit an Application for Restoration of Civil Rights. You can find that application online at www.corrections.ky.gov
Q: What must I do in order to vote?
A: If your rights have been restored, you must provide a copy of the Restoration of Civil Rights pardon by the Governor’s office (it has the gold seal) along with a new voter registration card to register to vote.
Q: What if I’ve mailed my application, but haven’t gotten anything back?
A:If you mailed your application you must contact the Division of Probation & Parole at (502) 564-4221 for the status of your request.
Q: What if my record has been expunged?
A: If your record has been expunged our office must have a copy of the court signed expungement, along with a new voter registration card to vote.
*Please note that the Madison County Clerk’s Office is not affiliated with the Division of Probation & Parole. Madison County Clerk’s Office does not have the authority to restore Civil Rights.