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Office of Executive Clemency


Applications for Commutation

Applications for Pardon






The Governor's Clemency Office processes all requests for and inquiries about Executive Clemency, oversees and coordinates investigations, prepares reports and drafts Executive Clemency Orders for the Governor. This office also acts as the liaison with government officials (federal, state, and county), various agencies, and parties interested in clemency.

Under N.C. General Statute 143B-266(a), the Post Release Supervision and Parole Commission has the authority to assist the Governor in exercising his authority in granting reprieves, commutations, and pardons, and shall perform such other services as may be required by the Governor in exercising his powers of executive clemency.

Governor's Clemency Office
4294 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, N.C.  27699-4294
Phone: 919-715-1695
Fax: 919-715-8623