Denied Entry to Canada

Entry options to Canada with Criminal Record

Entering Canada with a Criminal Record If you are seeking entry to Canada and have a past criminal conviction, you will likely be inadmissible to enter Canada. So what does this mean? Canada will likely recognize it as if the crime occurred domestically. Therefore, any person who wants to enter Canada as a visitor, worker, student, or permanent resident will not be allowed entry into Canada…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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Can I Enter Canada with a 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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Visiting Canada with a Criminal Record

Are you Travelling to Canada with a Criminal Record As someone who has gone through the process of being a Temporary Visitor to Canada, you know that it is very difficult to apply and gather all documents required to be allowed entry into Canada. Travelers with criminal history have to go through an extra step by applying for Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) or Criminal Rehabilitation depending …click for more...
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Who Should Apply for a Temporary Resident Permit

Find Out if You Should Apply for a Temporary Resident Permit Have you had a criminal conviction in the past and wonder if you will be able to enter Canada? Have you ever entered Canada previously but recently have been denied entry due to your criminal record? If you said yes to either of these two questions, we highly suggest you applying for a Temporary Resident Permit. With the aid of the Te…click for more...
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How does My Criminal Record Affect My admissibility to Canada

Entering Canada with a criminal record Anyone who has a criminal record may be potentially denied entry into Canada. It is indeed very frustrating to be denied at the port of entry; therefore, you are recommended to prepare a strong application to overcome your criminal inadmissibility to Canada. If you are struggling with your application, you are encouraged to familiarize yourself with the su…click for more...
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Major Reason why you can be Refused Entry at the Canadian Port of Entry

Refused Entry at the Canadian Port of Entry If you are an American citizen, or even a foreign national from a different country, there can be several different reasons why you may be refused entry at the Canadian port of entry. In almost all cases, the reason for refusal resolves around inadmissibility. Inadmissibility can either be criminal, medical, financial, for security reasons and more. It …click for more...
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Grounds of Criminal Inadmissibility

Denied Entry into Canada Coming to Canada with a criminal record means that you may be criminally inadmissible. Criminal inadmissibility means that, due to your past criminal records, your entrance to Canada is denied. Regardless of the importance or duration of your travel, your criminal inadmissibility remains. If you are struggling with dealing your criminal inadmissibility, you are encou…click for more...
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Solutions for Being Denied Entry into Canada

Criminal Record or Overstay in Canada Have you been Denied Entry to Canada because you have past criminal record or have overstayed your welcome stay in Canada and not sure if you should apply for Temporary Resident Permit, Criminal Rehabilitation or Authorization to Return to Canada? There are key differences in these applications which will help you determine which one you need to apply for t…click for more...
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Benefits of a Temporary Resident Permit

What are the Benefits of a Temporary Resident Permit For a foreign national who has inadmissibility issues, they may be desperate and in need of a solution in order to enter Canada. Many foreign nationals from around the world have inadmissibility issues but also have a need to enter Canada, for business reasons for example. In these certain circumstances, a Temporary Resident Permit would be …click for more...
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3 Factors Immigration Officers Consider in Temporary Resident Permits

3 Factors Immigration Officers Will Consider If you have a criminal record, even if it’s from over ten years ago, you will most likely be denied entry into Canada and will be criminally inadmissible. In these circumstances, individuals may feel as though they are stuck and not able to travel to Canada due to their inadmissibility. Thankfully, a Temporary Resident Permit may allow these individu…click for more...
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How to Create a Strong Temporary Resident Permit Application

Applying for a Temporary Resident Permit If you have inadmissibility, you may be aware of the fact that you can be denied entry to Canada. In order to overcome that inadmissibility, you must apply for a temporary resident permit before coming to Canada. However, applying for a temporary resident permit can be an overwhelming task. You, as an applicant, will need to persuade an immigration offi…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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Types of Applications to Overcome Inadmissibility

Overcoming your Inadmissibility  Do you have a criminal record but need to travel to Canada for work or an important business event? Have you already applied for temporary or permanent residence and not sure whether having a criminal record will affect your application? Do you have questions about what else you need to do to be allowed to enter Canada with a criminal history? If these are some…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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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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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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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 may…click for more...
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Temporary Resident Permit and Criminal Rehabilitation

Dealing with your Criminal Inadmissibility Our representative deals with many travellers who tried to enter in Canada but inadmissible to Canada due to their criminal record. If you are influence of alcohol, reckless driving, any theft offences or controlled substance offences, you are inadmissible to Canada. It doesn’t matter what the crime is consider in your country, what matters is how it…click for more...
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Information about a Temporary Resident Permit and Criminal Rehabilitation

Travelling to Canada with an Inadmissibility issue Have you planned a trip with your family and been turned back around at the Canadian port of entry due to your past criminal record? You can be denied entry to Canada for many reasons ranging from minor to major offences such as DUI, misdemeanor, felony, health reasons, theft charge etc. It can be very frustrating being turned back and not know…click for more...
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Introducing the Temporary Resident Permit

WHAT IS A TEMPORARY RESIDENT PERMIT Have you ever been denied entry into Canada? Do you have offences on your record? Do you have an important trip coming to Canada? If your answer is "yes" for all of the questions, then you may need to apply for a Temporary Resident Permit to come to Canada. A Temporary Resident Permit also known as TRP allows you to briefly overcome inadmissibility due to exc…click for more...
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Applying for a Temporary Resident Permit to Overcome Your Inadmissibility

Temporary Resident Permit Did you know that if you’ve been denied entry into Canada under the Immigration and Refugees Protection Act (IRPA) you could apply for a Temporary Resident Permit? Unfortunately many people who intend to come to Canada, whether it is on the basis of work related or studying purposes, still have the possibility to be denied entry even upon the border. There are many i…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 Canadan 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 Intoxicate…click for more...
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Temporary Resident Permit Eligibility

Knowing the Temporary Resident Permit Do you need to attend an important business event in Canada but have been denied entry because of past criminal history? Have you applied to enter Canada on a visa but was found to be medically inadmissible? If you have a criminal conviction or a medical issue that has resulted in your refused entry into Canada and not sure what you need to do, this blog on…click for more...
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Applying for a Temporary Resident Permit at a Port of Entry

How to Apply for a Temporary Resident Permit at a Port of Entry It is the case for many individuals that they realize they are criminally inadmissible to Canada, only a short time before they had intended to try to travel to Canada. This is an incredibly nerve wracking thing to become aware of, because it almost certainly means you will have an issue fulfilling your travel plans, as you will no…click for more...
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