A DNA sample must be provided or you could face additional criminal charges.
For juvenile convictions, you have to wait 2 or 5 years depending on age at time of crime.
At 15 years without any disqualifying offenses, you can ask the sheriff’s office to be removed.
The rules for those required to register are complicated and grow more complicated each year.
Failing to follow the laws around sex offender registration can mean you have to register for a longer period of time and face new criminal charges such as Failure to Register.
The length of time you have to register depends on the type of crime you were convicted of and when you were convicted.