Denied Entry to Canada?

Many people have been denied entry to Canada and feel frustrated about it. People get denied entry to Canada all the time. You may be concerned about being denied entry to Canada. You may avoid going up to Canada for this very reason. In most cases, denied entry is due to a criminal record.

Luckily, being denied entry is not the end of the road for you. You still have a few options available. You can examine these options and remove your inadmissibility to Canada. Some of your options are:

  • You may apply for a temporary resident permit
  • You may apply for criminal rehabilitation

A temporary resident permit is the best option for people with a criminal record that is less than five years old. This permit allows you temporary residence in Canada, but once it expires you need to apply for another one to return to Canada. These documents can be obtained at the Canadian border, but the process is difficult and can require a bit of your time.

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Criminal rehabilitation is a good idea for candidates that have a criminal record that is over five years old. The criminal rehabilitation application is long and arduous. It cannot be completed at the border. However, it does completely remove your inadmissibility to Canada.

We are an immigration law firm that has been helping people gain access to Canada. We have over 15 years experience helping people just like you. Give us a call at the telephone number above, or email us on the right corner to receive an assessment of your case. You are closer to Canada than you think!

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

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