Governor’s Clemency Office

The Governor's Clemency Office processes all requests for and inquiries about Executive Clemency. It oversees, coordinates, prepares reports and drafts Executive Clemency Orders for the Governor. This office also acts as the liaison with federal, state, and county officials and other 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.

Applications for Commutation
Applications for Pardon
Definitions / Glossary

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

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