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Q: I'm a UK Citizen that has never entered Canada before but have a warrant for my arrest

I'm a UK Citizen that has never entered Canada before. I've been contacted and questioned but not charged by Police Scotland due to a warrant being issued for my arrest in Canada involving a dispute with a long distance relationship I had with a female from Canada. I'm not entirely sure what the charge's behind the Warrant are, I've just been told not to travel to Canada or I'll be arrested. I'm just wondering if this is going to effect my travel's to the U.S, or any other country? I also don't have a passport so will this warrant deny me from being able to get a passport? if so what is the best way to go about this, any legal advice would be appreciated.

3 Lawyer Answers

Gary Kollin

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: This is far too complicated for this forum. Common sense.. if you wish to teavel to Canada and you never have.. then retain counsel

William John Light agrees with this answer

Dale S. Gribow

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info needed.

you probably need an immigration/criminal lawyer to look into it

I use Marisa Feil to assist with US citizens entering Canada with a DUI, which is a felony there.

she is not a lawyer but could be a good starting point. Fell her i ref'd you.

FWCanada or call 1-855-316-3555

William John Light

  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If there is a warrant for your arrest, then you have charges pending against you in Canada. Without knowing the severity of those charges, it would be impossible to prognosticate what would happen if you attempted to enter the US or any other country. You might be arrested as soon as your plane lands and be extradited to Canada to face your accuser.

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