Being Denied Entry to Canada for a Misdemeanor
Are you concerned about being denied entry to Canada? If you watch Border Security (the television show that’s sort of like Cops but for Canadian Border Services officers), it seems like anyone can be denied entry to Canada for almost any reason. However, it’s clear that a criminal record is one thing that causes many people to be denied entry to Canada every single day.
Denied Entry to Canada for a Misdemeanor
When an individual is denied entry to Canada because of a criminal record, even a misdemeanor, they are declared to be inadmissible to Canada. If this is the case, they are not allowed to come to the country.
If you are denied every to Canada because of a criminal record, you can do one of two things.
Options After Being Denied Entry to Canada for a Misdemeanor
When one is denied entry to Canada, one has two different options. However, before determining which of these options is right for you, you should always speak to a licensed immigration lawyer or immigration attorney to explore your options. This is because not every person’s situation is the same, and you may need to learn more about the following options before you apply. In addition, it’s best that you do it well in advance of your travel so that you have enough time.
Applying for a Temporary Resident Permit (TRP)
One thing you may be able to do if you are criminally inadmissible to Canada but your conviction is fairly new, is apply for a temporary resident permit. The temporary resident permit is a way to enter Canada temporarily, even if you are criminally inadmissible. Obtaining one is a rather quick process, although there is always a chance that you could be denied when you apply.
Applying for a Criminal Rehabilitation
Another way of overcoming your inadmissibility is criminal rehabilitation, which is a more permanent solution.
How VisaPlace Can Help
If you have been denied entry to Canada due to a criminal record, we’d advise you discuss your situation with a licensed immigration lawyer. The VisaPlace Group of Lawyers (VPGs) and their staff are all independent, licensed practitioners who understand how important it is for to you to achieve your immigration goals and have been trained to follow best practices and procedures to maximize your chances of success!
If you have denied entry to Canada for a misdemeanor, all hope is not lost. Contact us for a consultation. We’d be happy to discuss your options.
The content and comments of this blog are not legal advise and and may not be accurate or complete. If you require legal advice, contact a licensed legal practitioner directly. If you post on this blog, you assume full responsibility for disclosing your identity to the public and VisaPlace nor its affiliates are not responsible for protecting your privacy nor your identity concerning your participation in our blog and you assume any risks in participating.
Visa place is the best!!! I use Yasmeen to do paperwork work for my mom to come to Canada and she was amazing. Very helpful and always reply to your email promptly. My experience was awesome everything was a success and I will recommend VISA PLACE to anyone who want quick and successful results. Thank to all the team at Visa Place but a special thank you to Yasmeen again.
Working with the team as VisaPlace and their trusted partners was an incredibly wonderful experience! The team is extremely knowledgeable, responsive and has the partnerships to get the job done in an efficient and timely manner. Will definitely call them again should I have more visa requirements, issues or questions!!
Spectacular experience. Completely smooth process, they were able to answer any of my questions any time and I had peace of mind throughout the application time, which was invaluable. I have recommended them to other friends looking for assistance with their applications, and will continue to do so. Worth every penny.