Do I need to obtain US waivers?

Someone who is denied entry to the United States could qualify to apply for a US waiver, which will allow them to overcome their inadmissibility temporarily. Someone may be inadmissible to the United States for many different reasons, most commonly a criminal record. Applying for US waivers of inadmissibility

However, someone who is inadmissible to the United States is inadmissible for a reason, so they will need to provide plenty of information to the United States government in order to ensure they understand why they want to visit the United States, the seriousness of their criminal record (or lack of seriousness) and whether or not society would be at risk if they were to be allowed to enter. As such, the application process for a US waiver is complicated.

About US Waivers of inadmissibility for Canadians with criminal records

If you are approved for a US waiver, you will be able to enter the United States. You will be required to display your waiver when you travel to the US. A US waiver is generally good for about five years, but this length of time is up to an immigration officer’s discretion and sometimes they will make the waiver valid for a lesser amount of time.

It can take between six and nine months for one of these applications to be processed, so it is important to make sure that your application has no errors or omissions – if something is wrong with your application, it could be delayed even more or even denied. We can help you with your application package and ensure that your application is ready to be processed.

We have helped many people obtain waivers for the United States, and we can help you too. Give us a call at the number above for an assessment of your case!

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