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Important Notice

June 13, 2022

As part of our modernization initiatives, Tribunals Ontario offers most services electronically. Most applications and documents can be submitted online or by email, by mail or courier. Although our service counters are closed, the Ontario Parole Board continues to provide services to the public. Learn more.

About the OPB


The Ontario Parole Board (OPB) is an independent, inquisitorial agency. It is one of the 13 tribunals that form Tribunals Ontario.

The OPB makes parole decisions for applicants serving a sentence of less than two years in a provincial correctional institution. The OPB also decides applications for temporary absences from a correctional institution for greater than 72 hours.

Latest News


OPB | September 28, 2020
Statement on Associate Chair Appointment to the Ontario Parole Board

Sean Weir, Executive Chair of Tribunals Ontario, issued the following statement on the Associate Chair appointment to the Ontario Parole Board:

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Chapelle …

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