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going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

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going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

hi we are flying from uk to florida via toronto,

one of us has got a drink driving conviction, we have been told this will be a problem in toronto,

we are not leaving the airport we will be in transit can anyone please advise.

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1. Re: going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

I don't think it will be an issue. If you are in transit I don't think you have to go through Canada Immigration.

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2. Re: going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

It actually depends on your arrival and departure airline.... basically if you have to change terminals you will have to clear Canadian Immigration... and to be honest they can make a big deal out of your situation if they want.

If you are on Air Canada for both flights, you do NOT have to clear Canadian Immigration and can go straight to the US Immigration counters.

The following link allows you to enter your arrival and departure airlines... and gives you step-by-step instructions on where to go:

www.torontopearson.com/Connecting.aspx#

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3. Re: going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

When was the conviction?? Has the conviction/sentencing been completed??

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4. Re: going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

If you're a UK citizen then no worries, Canada and UK do not share minor criminal databases yet. The fact that you're in transit makes it even less of an issue.

Have fun, relax.

Cheers,

Terry

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5. Re: going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

Pretty cool about the UK

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6. Re: going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

Good info Martian24!

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7. Re: going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

how will i know for sure

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8. Re: going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

thanks i will check it out

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9. Re: going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

the conviction was 6 years ago

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10. Re: going to florida via toronto in transit got drink driving

You do realize you will need a visa to enter the US? A friend went to board a US bound flight a couple of years ago. He is a dual UK-Canadian citizen but only had his UK passport. He was denied boarding until he got a visa.