Can I Enter Canada with a DUI If I Will Not Be Driving?
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Can I Enter Canada with a DUI If I Will Not Be Driving?

Having a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) conviction on your record can affect your ability to enter Canada, even if you do not plan to drive during your visit. In Canada, DUI is considered a serious offense and can be considered a criminal offense, which may result in inadmissibility for entry into the country. We discuss entry to Canada with a DUI or related offense here. 

How do I get criminal rehabilitation (CR) in Canada?
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How do I get criminal rehabilitation (CR) in Canada?

Criminal rehabilitation in Canada is a process that allows individuals with a DUI or criminal record to enter or stay in Canada despite their criminal history. As the requirements change over time, it’s always best to check the most up-to-date information from official sources, such as the Canadian government’s website, or consult with a qualified Canadian immigration lawyer for personalized advice. We cover some general steps for applying for criminal rehabilitation in Canada here.

As a US Citizen, what documents can I use to travel to Canada?
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As a US Citizen, what documents can I use to travel to Canada?

If you are a US Citizen and you will be traveling to Canada, you need to have acceptable travel documents. This applies to you and all others that will be traveling with you. If you do not have acceptable travel documents you can be refused entry to Canada and may even have a difficult time re-entering the United States. We discuss acceptable travel documents when traveling to and from Canada and a US Citizen here.

I have a DUI, what do I need to know to enter Canada?
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I have a DUI, what do I need to know to enter Canada?

If you have been convicted of a DUI, DWI, DWAI, or related offense, it can impact your ability to travel to Canada. Depending on the nature of your convictions and the time that has passed, you might need criminal rehabilitation and/or a temporary resident permit to enter Canada. We discuss the impact of DUI and related offenses on your ability to enter Canada here.

Will a DUI, DUAI, DWAI, DWI, OVI, or OWI keep me from going to Canada?
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Will a DUI, DUAI, DWAI, DWI, OVI, or OWI keep me from going to Canada?

You may not be able to visit Canada after a conviction for impaired driving. DUI, DUAI, DWAI, DWI, OVI, OWI, and even reckless driving can make you inadmissible.  Most people will need to make an application to be allowed to travel to Canada after an impaired driving conviction. Find out if your past convictions make you inadmissible to Canada.

What do I need to know to enter Canada with a DUI?
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What do I need to know to enter Canada with a DUI?

If you are a US Citizen that needs to enter Canada with a DUI, there are several things you need to know including the relief available. We discuss why you should apply for both Criminal Rehabilitation and a Temporary Resident Permit if you have a DUI. Read more about entering Canada with a DUI here.

4 things to remember when entering Canada with a DUI or DWI
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4 things to remember when entering Canada with a DUI or DWI

A previous DUI, DWI, or other criminal convictions can make you “criminally inadmissible” to Canada. Make sure you are aware of the potential consequences of your criminal history before trying to enter Canada. We cover 4 things to remember when entering Canada with a DUI or DWI here. 

How much does it cost to get into Canada with a DUI?
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How much does it cost to get into Canada with a DUI?

Have you been convicted of “Driving Under the Influence” (DUI) or “Driving While Intoxicated” (DWI)? Your drunk driving conviction can make you “criminally inadmissible to Canada,” even if your conviction was more than ten years ago. This means that if you want to get into Canada from the US or any other country with a DUI or DWI conviction, you are more likely to be denied entry. This inadmissibility applies as well to felonies, misdemeanors, and other criminal convictions, all of which may keep you from setting foot in Canada.