What Makes You Inadmissible to Canada?

Could you be inadmissible to Canada? If you haven’t traveled to Canada ever before, or haven’t visited Canada in years, there could be a possibility that you are inadmissible to Canada. If you are inadmissible to Canada, this means that if you try to travel to Canada you will be asked to turn around and go back home. refused entry to Canada

Imagine if you have planned a family vacation to Canada – your entire family will have to return home, because one of you can’t enter the country. Possibly worse, you could have a job opportunity or a family emergency that requires your urgent presence in Canada, and you won’t be able to get there.

What reasons could make someone be inadmissible to Canada?

It only takes a little to keep someone out of a country, unfortunately. Some examples of seemingly “small” things that can cause you to be inadmissible to Canada include not being able to prove that you can financially support yourself during your stay in Canada, or being an immediate family member of someone who is inadmissible to Canada for more of a major reason.

Some of these “major” reasons include having a criminal record, whether it is a criminal record for a large criminal conviction, a conviction for a drunk driving incident, or having ties to criminal organizations like terrorism organizations or organized crime.

You may also be denied entry to Canada or considered inadmissible if you have a medical problem that is considered dangerous to others, whether it is a drug addiction, a contagious disease or an issue that prompts the Canadian government to worry that you could put a strain on social services.

If you are inadmissible to Canada, we are here to help! You actually do have plenty of options when it comes to overcoming or removing your inadmissibility to Canada, but it can be a tricky process. Please contact us for assistance.

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