Screening people at the border

See how all visitors, immigrants and refugee claimants are screened to prevent people from entering or staying in Canada illegally, also get information on when and why border services officers arrest, detain and remove visitors.

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Determine if you are allowed to enter Canada

Find out why you could be denied a visa or refused entry to Canada.

Security screening

Learn why border services officers may perform security screenings to help them determine if you can enter Canada.

Arrests, detentions and removals

Get information on when and why border services officers arrest, detain and remove citizens of other countries.

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