OPB

Important Notice

February 1, 2024

On April 1, 2024, Tribunals Ontario’s Hearing Audio Recordings Policy will take effect. Please see our operational update for more details.

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.