Inadmissible to Canada
Inadmissible to Canada person is the one who is not allowed to come or immigrate for reasons specified in immigration law. Admissibility is one of many factors that is always assessed by a visa officer.
A foreigner may be inadmissible to Canada for past criminal convictions, criminal charges, security reasons, health grounds, financial reasons, inadmissible family member or misrepresentation on the immigration application in the past. There are legal ways to overcome inadmissibility to Canada.
There are ways to overcome criminal inadmissibility through:
record suspension or discharge in Canada, or
applying for Canada temporary resident permit.
Temporary resident permit
24 (1) A foreign national who, in the opinion of an officer, is inadmissible or does not meet the requirements of this Act [Immigration and Refugee protection Act Of Canada] becomes a temporary resident if an officer is of the opinion that it is justified in the circumstances and issues a temporary resident permit, which may be cancelled at any time.