Factors considered during the application process for a
When reviewing a TRP application, Canadian border officials have
to ascertain that the presence of an otherwise inadmissible
individual poses no security or safety threats to Canadian society.
Thus, prior to applying for a TRP, a number of factors are
important to consider. For instance, an individual inadmissibility
depends on the following:
number of the offenses committed
when the sentence for the offense was
the severity and type of the offense
Although you can apply for a TRP immediately after completing
your sentence, the rate of success increases if more time has
passed since then. Serious convictions that resulted in bodily harm
or that involved the use of weapon, for instance, are more likely
to bring additional challenges in your application process.
Moreover, in order to have a TRP granted by the Canadian
authorities, an individual has to provide a compelling reason that
makes his or her visit to Canada necessary. Among such compelling
reasons are the following:
humanitarian and compassionate
scientific and academic purpose
An economic (employment) interest is generally considered to be
a compelling reason for the Canadian border officials insofar as it
makes the applicant's presence in Canada indispensable. The
person applying for a TRP has to demonstrate a particular set of
skills that no one else possesses thereby making that person
essential to a specific organization located in Canada. The person
also has to show how his or her presence will benefit Canadian
economy. In other words, the applicant has to demonstrate his or
her economic contribution to Canada.
A person may also apply for a TRP based on humanitarian and
compassionate grounds. These usually include evidence that the
person applying for a TRP has already family in Canada and that
they will experience hardship if applicant is not allowed to enter
Canada. In this case, married couples are more likely to be
re-united than non-married. It is vital to show exceptional
circumstances, such as birth of a child for instance, that explain
the applicant's necessity of a TRP. It would also be a
compelling reason if it is proved that the applicant's family
cannot visit an applicant instead due to the visa restrictions or
There are also scientific and academic grounds upon which a
person may be granted a TRP. For instance, if an applicant needs to
be present in Canada in order to attend a specific conference,
present or conduct an academic research that benefits Canada's
That being said, the Canadian government does not specify what
constitutes a compelling reason accepted for TRPs. Each case is
reviewed on its own basis. Having an extensive expertise in legal
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