The conviction is eligble - now what?

This page explains what to do if you have a conviction that is eligible to be erased. What will happen? How to check? What it means?

If you are the individual whose criminal conviction will be erased, congratulations! Once the conviction is erased after January 1, 2023, the conviction will no longer be visible on your criminal record when you search for it on the CT Judicial Website or other state databases.

Read the following carefully:

  • It is not known at this time how long it will take eligible convictions to be erased from the state records after January 1, 2023. You can check to see if a conviction is erased on the State Judicial Branch website. Click HERE to learn how to look up a criminal record.
  • If you are certain that your conviction has been erased, you no longer have to provide any information about that conviction on job applications, housing applications, and in any other area of daily life. You do not have to check off that you have been arrested or convicted of that crime. It is as if that conviction no longer exists.
  • If your conviction has been erased and you feel that, despite the erasure, you have been discriminated against on the basis of that conviction record, contact one of the following for assistance: