Entering Canada With A DUI: A Guide for American Travellers Driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), and other related drunk driving infractions, are not minor offences Canada. Although most jurisdictions in the United States tend to classify DUIs as misdemeanors, the 2002 Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) designated certain criminal offenses as grounds for being denied entry into Canada; DUI is one of them.
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Whatever your reasons for coming to Canada, you need to know that prior legal convictions can keep you from crossing the border. Whether you are traveling for school, work, or leisure, you should be aware of the requirements for crossing the border. It is important to review your record in advance so you can address any issues and prevent being denied admission to the country.
Yes! We are pleased to offer free comprehensive consultations to determine whether or not you stand a fair chance of being permitted entry to Canada with a DUI, and by which avenue. We are happy to answer questions relating to general criminal inadmissibility and our Canada DUI entry process. If you decide to retain our services, you’ll be pleased to know that our fees are up-front
Your chances of successfully entering Canada following a DUI arrest will depend on your circumstances (i.e. reason for entering, particulars relating to DUI conviction etc…). The decision to admit a criminally inadmissible foreigner to Canada rests completely with the border agent or visa officer assessing the Temporary Resident Permit or Criminal Rehabilitation application. A well-prepared, compliant submission is the best way to maximize your chances of