Common Offense Eligibility Look Up List

The list below is NOT complete. Only the most common offenses have been included and categorized. If your offense is not on the list and you cannot determine whether it is eligible for expungement or not, you can make a request the offense be added by emailing


Abuse or Neglect of a Child – Not Eligible

Armed Criminal Action – Not Eligible

Arson in 1st or 2nd Degree – Not Eligible

Arson in 3rd Degree – Eligible

Assault, Felony or Domestic – Not Eligible

Assault, Non-Domestic and Non-Felony – Eligible

Attempted Rape – Not Eligible


Burglary in 1st Degree – Not Eligible

Burglary in 2nd Degree – Eligible

Burning or Exploding – Not Eligible


Child Abuse or Neglect – Not Eligible

Child Abduction – Not Eligible


Defrauding Secured Creditors – Not Eligible

Driving While Intoxicated (first and only DWI)- Eligible

  • This offense is eligible for expungement but utilizes a different process than other offenses on this list; one must wait ten years without any subsequent ‘alcohol enforcement contacts’ to be eligible to get a first-and-only-time DUI expunged.  To learn about its unique expungement eligibility, see Missouri Expungement Types.

Driving While Intoxicated (2+ DWI convictions) – Not Eligible

Drug Possession – Controlled Substance – Eligible

Drug Paraphernalia Possession – Eligible

Drug Possession – Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid – Eligible

Drug Trafficking (if NOT a Class A Felony today)Eligible

Drug Distribution – Eligible


Endangering the Welfare of a Child in 1st Degree – Not Eligible

Endangering the Welfare of a Child in 2nd Degree – Eligible

Escape from commitment, detention, or conditional release – Not Eligible


Forgery – Not Eligible

Fraudulently stopping payment on an instrument – Eligible

Fraudulent procurement of a credit or debit card – Eligible


Gambling- Eligible


Harassment – Eligible


Infractions (Most) – Eligible


Juvenile Adjudications – Eligible

  • These offenses are eligible for expungement but utilize a different process than other offenses on this list.


Kidnapping – Not Eligible


Leaving Scene of Accident – Eligible


Manslaughter, Involuntary or Voluntary – Not Eligible

Marijuana-Related Offenses – Eligible

Minor in Possession – Eligible*

  • This offense is eligible for expungement but utilizes a different process than other offenses on this list. 

Money Laundering – Not Eligible

Murder – Not Eligible


Nonsupport – Eligible*

  • This offense is eligible for expungement but utilizes a different process than other offenses on this list. To learn more, see Missouri Expungement Types

Non-Violent Offenses, Non-Sexual Offenses (Most) – Eligible


Ordinance Violations (Most) – Eligible*

  • Ordinance violations that are the substantial equivalent of an ineligible offense are NOT Eligible for expungement. For example, a domestic assault ordinance violation is not eligible for expungement.


Passing Bad Check – Eligible

Peace Disturbance – Eligible 

Perjury – Not Eligible

Promoting Civil Disorder – Not Eligible

Property Damage – Eligible

Public Disorder – Eligible


Rape – Not Eligible

Receiving Stolen Property – Eligible

Resisting/Interfering with Arrest – Eligible

Robbery in 1st or 2nd degree – Not Eligible


Sex Offenses Requiring Registration on Sex Offender Registry – Not Eligible

Statutory Rape – Not Eligible

Stealing – Eligible


Tampering w/ a Motor Vehicle – Eligible

Terrorist Threats (1st or 2nd Degree) – Not Eligible

Terrorist Threats (3rd Degree) – Eligible

Theft – Eligible

Traffic Violations (as long as you’ve never had a CDL) – Eligible

Trespassing – Eligible


Unlawful Possession of a Firearm – Not Eligible

Unlawful Use of a Weapon – Depends on Type

  • Concealed Carry (if before January 1, 2017) – Eligible
  • Exhibiting – Eligible
  • Possession of Weapon and Felony Controlled Substance – Not Eligible
  • Shot at/from Motor Vehicle, at Person or at Building – Not Eligible
  • All Other Types – Not Eligible


Vehicle Carjacking, Class A Felony – Not Eligible

Violent Offenses (Most) – Not Eligible

Violation of a Protective Order – Not Eligible



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