What countries can you visit with a criminal record?
- USA The United States of America is generally very strict with criminal records, no matter how minor or how long ago it has been.
- Canada Link to FAQ for criminal inadmissibility to Canada.
- European Union
- Australia and New Zealand
Can I go abroad with a criminal record?
In general it is very difficult, if not impossible, to travel to any country if you have a record of convictions for violent or sexual crimes, repeated convictions for felonies, or a recent conviction for a serious crime. Some countries prohibit their own citizens from leaving if they have serious criminal histories.
What countries can felons not go to?
There are plenty of countries that do not ask a U.S. citizen for a visa when visiting them. So, any persons with a valid U.S. passport can enter without issues, even a convicted felon.
Some of these nations include the following:
- Caribbean countries.
- European countries.
- New Zealand.
Can I travel to Spain with a criminal record?
Travelers going to any country in Europe (Spain for instance) with a criminal record for a holiday are currently not asked about minor offenses, especially upon entry to any of the 26 countires in the Schengen passport-free zone. Any offense related to human trafficking.