Inadmissibility

In this article, you will find:

  • A list of activities that can render a foreign work permit applicant inadmissible to Canada.

If a foreign national has been involved in certain activities, he/she may be refused a work permit even if he/she has met all other work permit requirements. These activities are as follows:

Security Grounds

Foreign nationals will be refused a work permit if they:

  • Have been involved in spying against Canada or spying that is against Canada’s interests
  • Have been involved in anti-government behavior against any government
  • Have committed terrorist acts
  • Have otherwise been a danger to the security of Canada
  • Have been a member of a group that engages in the activities mentioned above

Human or International Rights Violations

Foreign nationals will be refused a work permit if they:

  • Have committed a crime against humanity or a war crime outside of Canada
  • Have been a high ranking official in a government that has committed acts of:
    • Terrorism
    • Systematic or gross human rights violations
    • Genocide
    • War crimes
    • Crimes against humanity
    • Have been sanctioned by an international organization of which Canada is a member

Serious Criminality

Foreign nationals will be refused a work permit if they:

  • Have been convicted in Canada of a crime under Canadian law that can result in a maximum sentence of ten years in prison
  • Have been convicted in Canada of a crime under Canadian law and have been given a prison sentence of more than six months
  • Have been convicted of a crime outside of Canada that, if committed in Canada, would carry at least a 10-year prison sentence
  • Have committed a crime outside of Canada that, if committed in Canada, would carry at least a 10-year prison sentence
  • Have been convicted of a crime in Canada that is punishable by indictment
  • Have been convicted of two or more crimes in Canada arising out of two or more separate incidents
  • Have been convicted of a crime outside of Canada that, if committed in Canada, would be punishable by indictment. This crime may or may not also be considered a crime in the country where the crime took place.
  • Have been convicted of two or more crimes arising out of two or more separate incidents that, if committed in Canada, would constitute crimes.
  • Have committed a crime upon entering Canada

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Organized Crime

Foreign nationals will be refused a work permit if they:

  • Are involved in organized crime within Canada
  • Are involved in organized crime outside of Canada that, if done in Canada, would be a criminal offence
  • Are involved in international organized crime activities such as:
    • People smuggling
    • Human trafficking
    • Money laundering

Health Grounds

A foreign national will be refused a work permit if they have a health condition that:

  • Is likely to be a danger to public health
  • Is likely to be a danger to public safety
  • Will likely place a large burden on Canada’s public health or social service systems

This rule does not apply to foreign work permit applicants who:

  • Are protected persons
  • Are the spouse, common-law partner, child or other family member of a protected person

Financial Reasons

Foreign nationals will be refused a work permit if:

  • They are unwilling or unable to support themselves or their dependents upon arrival in Canada
  • They have not satisfied a Canadian visa officer that they can support themselves and their dependents in ways that don’t involve social assistance

Misrepresentation

Foreign nationals will be refused a work permit if they directly or indirectly misrepresent or withhold any important information related to their work permit application.

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Inadmissible Family Member

Foreign nationals will be refused a work permit if:

  • One of their accompanying family members is inadmissible for reasons related to: organized crime, national security or international or human rights violations.
  • They are the accompanying family members of somebody who is inadmissible for reasons related to: organized crime, national security or international or human rights violations.

How to avoid dual intent while permanent resident application is under evaluation or in progress.

Exceptions References:- Dual Intent

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