Will My License be Denied Because of a Criminal Conviction in My Past?
A license could be denied because of a past criminal conviction but it will not necessarily prevent you from getting a license. Most state licensing boards will consider the seriousness of the offense for which you were convicted, the relationship of the offense to the license sought, the amount of time that has passed since your conviction, and your work history, rehabilitation efforts, and personal references since the time of your conviction when deciding whether your license application should be denied because of a past criminal conviction.
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