1. Obtain an application of eligibility for sealing or expungement from Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). Instructions here – http://bit.ly/1q76GGp. Application here – http://bit.ly/1r7vKDI.
  2. Complete the application along with a $75 application fee.
  3. Find a fingerprinting service via the phone book or Internet to have your fingerprints taken. Prices range from $70-$125.
  4. Submit your application, fingerprints, and application fee to FDLE.
  5. Be patient because the application review can take a month or more.
  6. Once approved, a blue eligibility form will be provided to you.
  7. The final step is to petition the court for actual sealing or expungement.