Question: Can HIV-positive move to Canada?

A positive HIV test result can make it difficult for a person to immigrate permanently to Canada. Essentially, while Canadian laws and policies dont mention HIV specifically, they do allow for an application to be refused on the grounds of medical inadmissibility.

Can I immigrate to Canada if I am HIV positive?

Due to the high cost of antiretroviral medications, people living with HIV are generally deemed medically inadmissible if they apply to immigrate to Canada.

Can you immigrate with HIV?

The United States recently removed statutory and regulatory bans prohibiting people living with HIV from entering the country. Effective January 4, 2010, HIV is no longer a bar to entry into the United States for visitation or immigration purposes.

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