Everyone makes mistakes and sometimes they can impact your whole life completely! Travelling to foreign countries with a Canadian Criminal Record is always a difficult thing. You may be stopped at the border and the local police of that particular country which you are travelling to can arrest you anytime if you try to enter illegally.
In this article, we will see a list of few countries which do not ask for a criminal record. Make sure you research on your own before making any final decision.
African Countries in which no crime related questions are asked in their visa/ application form
On their visa form also known as arrival card, no questions about criminal history are asked:
American Countries in which no crime related questions are asked in their visa/ application form
- Dominican Republic
Asian Countries in which no crime related questions are asked in their visa/ application form
- Hong Kong
Travelling to Mexico with a Canadian Criminal record
There aren’t any questions about a criminal record in the Mexican visa application, nor in the FMM (arrival card). But the petrol police can perform background checks at any point of time. If they do, and find any criminal record, you may be denied entrance to the country.
Travelling to United States with a Canadian criminal record
Travelling to the United States with a Canadian Criminal Record was easy around 25 years ago. However with a criminal record nowadays it is very risky. If the border Police Officer decides to do a background check and your criminal record is detected then you may get arrested at any point of time for hiding the data or denied entry at the US border.