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Probation & Parole

Restoration of Civil Rights

All persons who have been convicted of a felony in any court in this or any other state loses the right to vote and hold public office. The Governor as outline by the Kentucky constitution has the authority to restore civil rights to former offenders. In conjunction with the efforts of the Governor to restore civil rights to those who qualify, all Division of Probation and Parole employees will assist any former offender in the completion of their civil rights restoration application.

To be eligible for restoration of civil rights, applicants must have received a Final Discharge from parole of their sentence must have expired‚Äč, whichever is applicable.

Applicants must not be under felony indictment, must not have pending charges or owe any outstanding fines or restitution.


Click on the link below to view and or print the newest application.

Restoration of Civil Rights Application