Denied Entry to Canada

Questions about Canadian Criminality

Common Misconceptions about Criminality There are many foreign nationals around the world that find themselves as criminally inadmissible to Canada. If this is the case for you, you are highly recommended to research and understand what you can do to overcome your criminal inadmissibility. It is indeed a very unpleasant outcome if you are denied or refused entry into Canada. As such, the best o…click for more...
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Being Dishonest about Your Criminality

Omitting Information about your Criminality If you decide to lie or not to disclose information about your criminality to an Immigration officer when entering Canada, you may face severe consequences. When you are dealing with immigration officers, you need to be honest and straight-forward, especially with regards to any criminal record you may have. Do not ever feel you can get away from bein…click for more...
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Applying for Canadian Citizenship with a Criminal Record

Can I Become a Canadian Citizen with a Criminal Record If you were convicted of a crime from another country but would like to apply for Canadian citizenship, you may run into some complications. In order to the protect all Canadian citizens and permanent residents  from any potential risks, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) takes criminal convictions very seriously. If you …click for more...
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Criminal Rehabilitation Application Tips

  Coming to Canada with Criminal Record If you are a foreign traveler with criminal record, you will need to be aware of the fact that you may be denied entry. Having a criminal record and wants to overcome inadmissibility to Canada can be worrisome. Furthermore, in order to make sure individuals with criminal record are no longer a risk to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, the Cana…click for more...
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Common Myths about Criminal Inadmissibility to Canada

Misconceptions about Criminal Inadmissibility to Canada An individual may be inadmissible to Canada due to a variety of reasons; one of the most common types of inadmissibility is criminal inadmissibility. While entering Canada with a criminal record is possible, there are many misconceptions that need to be dispelled. In this blog, you will learn about common myths about criminal inadmissibili…click for more...
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Coming to Canada with a Dismissed DUI Charge

What is Driving under the Influence Driving under the influence (DUI) refers to the criminal offense of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. There are also other terminologies that are the equivalent of DUI, such as driving while impaired/driving while intoxicated (DWI), operating while intoxicated (OWI), operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or …click for more...
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Comparing Temporary Resident Permit and Criminal Rehabilitation  

Criminal Inadmissibility The Canadian immigration officers are often vigilant when it comes to accessing a foreign national’s admissibility. They tend to scrutinize every foreign national to ensure security of every Canadian citizen and permanent resident. That being said, if you, as a foreign national, have a criminal record, you can be denied entry to Canada. If you are traveling to Canada…click for more...
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DUI in Canada

What is Driving under the Influence Driving under the influence (DUI) refers to the criminal offense of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. There are also other terminologies that refer to DUI, including driving while impaired/driving while intoxicated (DWI), operating while intoxicated (OWI), operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs (OVI…click for more...
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Crimes that Can Deny You Entry into Canada

Entering Canada with Criminal Record As you may know, a lot of foreign travelers, including U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents, with criminal inadmissibility are turned away at the border by the Canadian border officers. Criminal inadmissibility results from a wide range of criminal offenses which can ultimately hider you from entering Canada. The laws between the United States and Cana…click for more...
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Temporary Resident Permit Q and A

Can I Apply for a Temporary Resident Permit at the Border Yes. If you have an urgent travel date, you may apply for a temporary resident permit at the border. In this way, you may get a same-day decision from the officer. Even though applying for a temporary resident permit at the port of entry allows you to receive a fast decision, there is a downside of it. You could be refused and turned awa…click for more...
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Entering Canada with a DUI

Coming to Canada with a DUI As you may know, you can potentially be denied entry at the Canadian port of entry with criminal record. In Canada, drunk driving is a serious offence.  If you have a past offense of Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI), Operating While Intoxicated (OWI), Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated…click for more...
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Applying for Express Entry with Criminal Record

Immigrating to Canada with Express Entry The Express Entry immigration system allows a foreign national that come from a variety of different fields, educational backgrounds, and work experience to obtain permanent residency in Canada under specific federal economic immigration programs. Permanent Resident Status will then be your stepping-stone to the last stop of your Canadian Immigration j…click for more...
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Entering Canada with Criminal Record

How do I enter Canada with Criminal Record Often times, individuals want to enter Canada for business or leisure reasons. However, countless people are not aware of their own criminal charge or conviction, and therefore, they are denied entry to Canada.  Even minor offenses can lead to what Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada calls criminal inadmissibility. Do not give up your hopes …click for more...
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Information about Criminal Rehabilitation

Entering Canada with Criminal Record Are you attempting to travel to Canada? Are you deemed inadmissible into Canada due to a previous offence on record? Has 5 – 10 years passed since your final offence was committed? If you have answered yes to the aforementioned questions, then this is the article for you, as you may be eligible to apply for Canada’s criminal rehabilitation application.…click for more...
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Reasons for Inadmissibility and overcoming it

What is “Inadmissibility” In order to protect the overall security and safety of Canadian citizens and permanent residents, Canadian border officers are vigilant when it comes to admitting foreign travelers to Canada. A lot of times, individuals may be denied entry to Canada, due to various reasons. You fail to enter Canada, because you have “inadmissibility”. Inadmissibility occurs bec…click for more...
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Using Criminal Rehabilitation to Sponsor a Spouse with Criminal Record

Having a Spouse with Criminal Record In order to ensure the security of every Canadian citizen and permanent resident, the immigration officers are vigilant, when it comes to accessing foreign nationals’ admissibility. If you have a spouse who has a criminal record, he or she may be denied entry to Canada. Furthermore, this inadmissibility will prevent you from successfully sponsoring your…click for more...
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Denied Entry at the Canadian Port of Entry

Major Reason why you can be Refused Entry at the Canadian Port of Entry There are many reasons why you may be denied entry to Canada. One of the most common reasons is having criminal inadmissibility. It is important to recognize that the Immigration officer has the authority to refuse your entry, even if you have a criminal conviction from over thirty years ago. Thus, it is very important to d…click for more...
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Ways to overcome Inadmissibility to Canada

How to Overcome Inadmissibility to Canada If you have inadmissibility to Canada, you will be denied entry. There are even situations where individuals were able to enter Canada in the past even though they were inadmissible, simply because they got lucky and the immigration officer at the border did not realize. One day they learn they are inadmissible to Canada for one reason or another and sh…click for more...
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Applying for Criminal Rehabilitation

Are you Criminally Inadmissible to Canada If you have a previous criminal conviction, you’re likely inadmissible to Canada. In order to enter Canada when you are having a criminal record, it is important to deal with your inadmissibility before attempting to cross the border. This can be done various ways; a temporary resident permit, or an application for criminal rehabilitation. A tempora…click for more...
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Working and Studying in Canada with Inadmissibility

I Want to Work or Study in Canada but I am Inadmissible Oftentimes, individuals think if they are not allowed to visit Canada, there is no way they would be allowed to work or study in Canada, but this is not the case. If you want to work or study in Canada but are currently inadmissible, do not immediately give up your hope and think entering Canada is impossible. Throughout this blog, you m…click for more...
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The Difference between Temporary Residence Permit (TRP) and Criminal Rehabilitation (CR)

[gallery ids="1924"] How Do I Deal with Denied Entry to Canada In order to protect Canada and Canadian citizens, the country will pay extra attention to travelers who possess criminal history. The strict rules set by the government can be very complicated and overwhelming for someone who has a criminal record and wants to enter Canada. In other words, you may be denied entry if you are considere…click for more...
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Determining Eligibility for Criminal Rehabilitation

Do You Qualify For Criminal Rehabilitation? Are you inadmissible to Canada because you have a criminal offense on record from your past? Do you wish to permanently overcome your status as inadmissible? Has at least 5 years passed since the day you officially completed all the conditions of your imposed sentence? If this is the case for you, there may be a solution! You may be eligible to apply …click for more...
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You Could be Inadmissible to Canada

Reasons You Could Be Inadmissible to Canada There are various reasons you could be inadmissible to Canada. While it may seem unlikely, it is even the case sometimes that individuals find that they are inadmissible to Canada, and they had no idea until they tried to enter at the Canadian border. Recognizing that this is the case for many individuals, we have set out to try to explain all the var…click for more...
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Questions and Answers for Criminal Rehabilitation

Criminal Rehabilitation Q and A's I will be addressing popular questions and answers that many criminally inadmissible individuals have with regards to criminal rehabilitation. Essentially, this article is meant for you to further understand what a criminal rehabilitation entails. A criminal rehabilitation was created for criminally inadmissible foreign nationals who wish to come to Canada but fi…click for more...
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The Best Solution for Criminal Inadmissibility – Criminal Rehabilitation

Why a Criminal Rehabilitation is the Best Solution for Criminal Inadmissibility If you have a criminal record outside of Canada, have attempted to cross the Canadian border or enter Canada through one of its port of entries and found out that you were criminally inadmissible, you most likely will want to resolve that criminal inadmissibility issue. After determining that you’re criminally inadm…click for more...
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