Criminal Division Record Sealing

This Website contains instructions for the record sealing process in Douglas County, Nevada.

Per statute, a current, verified copy of petitioner’s criminal history must accompany the Petition to Seal Records.  This information is used in the legal forms for sealing arrest records.  You will need to be fingerprinted to obtain these records.  You can be fingerprinted at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, if you live locally, or at the Department of Public Safety, Records and Technology Division. The Sheriff's Office will charge $10.00 per print card.   

Douglas County Sheriff's Office
1038 Buckeye Road
Minden, Nevada 89423 
(775) 782-9933

Department of Public Safety
Records and Technology
333 West Nye Street
Carson City, Nevada 89706
(775) 684-6262

No section of this Website should be construed as providing legal advice. You are encouraged to consult with private legal counsel.

Petition to Seal Record Handbook                                         

Petition to Seal after Conviction in District Court     WORD

Petition to Seal after Dismissal in District Court      WORD    PDF

Petition to Seal after Conviction in Justice Court     

Petition to Seal after Dismissal in Justice Court