Have you been denied entry to Canada?

When traveling to Canada, it can be extremely inconvenient, disappointing and costly to be denied entry to Canada when visiting family, traveling for business or planning a vacation in Canada.

People are usually denied entry to Canada because of a criminal past, but can even be denied for minor offences that occurred years and years ago.

Those who have been denied entry to the United States can apply for a waiver of inadmissibility, but the process when being denied entry to Canada is a bit different. When you’ve been denied entry to Canada, you can apply for a Temporary Residency Permit, or TRP.

This process of applying for a Temporary Resident Permit can be done directly at the border when trying to gain entry to Canada if the applicant is from a visa exempt country such as the United States. However, this can present a serious problem if your application is denied and you’ve already traveled all the way to the border.

Crimes that are over five years old and are preventing you from being granted entry to Canada can also be pardoned in your home country.

Consult with an immigration lawyer if you have been denied entry to Canada to determine your best course of action and increase your changes of successfully gaining entry into Canada.

Michael Niren

About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more

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.

Customer Reviews

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.

Faith Cheongin the last week

Here, I would like to say thank you so very much for your kind support on extension my visit visa. I am touched and beyond words, I am grateful and thankful for your always help and cooperation. Have a wonderful day.

Setareh Rasaeiin the last week

Great law firm with great staff. My lawyer Rania did a great job for my Canadian work permit and my daughters study permit. You are great in your work. And my Para Legal officer Alicea, you are just amazing. They did not rest until my job was promptly and properly done. Always there to answer my calls, reply my emails promptly. She tried her best and the results were amazing. I recommend visa place if you need the best immigration job. Many thanks to Rania and Alicea.

Charity Musa2 months ago