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have a ski trip planned to canada but have been convicted felon

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have a ski trip planned to canada but have been convicted felon for second afense marijuana in us. will that keep me from crossing the border??
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 7 years ago.

hi

 

you will need to file for either a Ministers Permit or a Rehabilitation certification. these documents must be requested 6 or so months prior to the scheduled trip

 

contact the Canadian Embassy for more information - use this link

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

is there a chance to cross with out filling

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
with a quick yes or no and then i will eccept
Expert:  Samuel II replied 7 years ago.

hi

 

no. they will stop you and turn you away.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

I was planing the trip one week from today,Is there no way to file or to be granted permition that fast??

Expert:  Samuel II replied 7 years ago.

hi

 

doubtful. you can try to enter. but what happens is they do a background check to check for outstanding warrants and your felony is going to appear - the worst that can happen is your are denied entry.

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