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TRP Canada

Canada immigration lawyer focused on helping Americans apply for a Temporary Resident Permit so they can travel to Canada with a criminal record. We offer free comprehensive consultations (unlike many businesses who demand a retainer before assessing your options).

How Long Does It Take to Get a Temporary Resident Permit?

Before you apply for a Temporary Resident Permit Canada in order to overcome criminal inadmissibility, it is important to know if you have enough time before your scheduled trip to obtain advanced permission from the Government. Canada Temporary Resident Permit processing times can vary, and there is never a guarantee that your application will be processed before your date of travel. This being said, our immigration law firm helps a significant number of Americans apply for Temporary Resident Permits each month, and consequently we have an excellent idea of the current TRP Canada processing time at any given moment.

If you are wondering whether or not you have enough time to acquire an advanced Canada TRP before your trip, please phone us today for an approximation of the current Temporary Resident Permit application processing time (we offer free consultations). We have seen processing times vary from as low as 1-2 months to as high as 4-8 months, depending on a variety of factors including application volume. Please note: you should also consider the time required to obtain necessary documentation when determining if an advanced application is feasible.

Applying for TRP at Border

If you are inadmissible to Canada because of a DUI or other criminality, and you do not have enough time to get a Canadian Temporary Resident Permit in advance, you may be able to apply for an "emergency" TRP at the border. Some business travelers with exceptional circumstances may be able to request expedited processing at the Canadian consulate. If you are eligible for Criminal Rehabilitation and are not in able rush to enter Canada, you may have enough time to permanently fix your situation. Interested in the current Canada Temporary Resident Permit processing time, or how to apply for a Temporary Resident Permit at the border? Phone us today!

How Can We Help?

If you have any arrests or convictions on your record and need to visit Canada, call us today or fill out this form! 24 Hour Response Time!