When faced with a drink driving charge or another criminal conviction, many people don’t realise the lasting consequences other than a fine, disqualification from driving, or worst case scenario a custodial sentence. A brief transgression can end up costing much more than your driving licence. When convicted of a criminal offence, entrance into foreign countries can become significantly more difficult. Whether you plan to travel for business, education, or pleasure, ensuring that you will be able to obtain a visa or entry into the country ahead of time is essential. So, what does a criminal conviction mean for the British businessperson/student/tourist who wishes to travel or needs to work in the most popular destinations of the United States, Australia, or Canada?