Facing issues entering Canada due to a DUI or other criminal offense? This comprehensive guide will help you understand your options and procedures you need to follow, from types of convictions affecting admissibility to applying for Criminal Rehabilitation or Temporary Resident Permits.
If you have a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) conviction, it may affect your ability to enter Canada. Canadian immigration law considers DUI offenses as serious criminal offenses, and individuals with a DUI conviction may be deemed inadmissible to Canada. In some cases, a lawyer can help you enter Canada even with a DUI.
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.
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.
Do you have a past criminal conviction and wonder if it’s possible to gain entry to Canada? Get to know about “Deemed Rehabilitation,” a concept that could allow you to visit Canada despite your past crime.
You may be inadmissible to Canada if you have a DUI or past criminal offense. This can be problematic if you have a reason to travel to Canada to visit family, attend a wedding, go on a fishing trip, for business, or simply for tourism. You might qualify for a temporary resident permit (TRP) to allow temporary entry to Canada. We discuss the temporary resident permit (TRP) for entry to Canada with a DUI or criminal record here.
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.
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.
Are DUI and other convictions impacting your plans to travel to Canada? Learn about deemed rehabilitation, the waiting period, and how a past criminal record could influence your entry into Canada.
Comprehensive guidance for US citizens on entering Canada with a DUI. Find out about Criminal Rehabilitation and Temporary Resident Permits, inadmissibility rules, and how to overcome these barriers.