A registered migration agent can help you cross the hurdles of getting Australia
Posted by maryparker on July 20th, 2013
Migration from a particular nation to another is usually a complex procedure. You need to apply for the right visa if you are willing to migrate to a different country. The process is a long drawn one and it is advisable to seek assistance from a migration agent. If you are planning to enter Australia, try to get the help of an immigration agent immigration agent who is registered with the Office of the MARA (Migration Agents Registration Authority).
Australia provides about various sorts of migration visas. Each visa comes with its individual rules that should be followed to become eligible for the visa. For a layman willing to migrate to Australia, it is not possible to know about the rules of different visas in detail. Thus, he should get in touch with a registered migration agent. A registered immigration agent possesses an in-depth knowledge of each of the visas offered by Australia and the rules and regulations associated with them. A registered migration can use his vast knowledge of the current immigration laws and procedures and can provide you with the right suggestions about how to handle your immigration procedure seamlessly.
When you appoint a registered migration agent, the chances of filtering through the complex immigration laws of Australia is improved. The immigration agent will do his best to make sure that you enjoy high chances to migrating to Australia.
As already stated, you should always choose a MARA (Migration Agents Registration Authority) member as your migration agent while applying for Australian visa. The MARA members need to meet certain knowledge requirements and need to be an Australian Legal Practitioner. They need to have done a Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice. These qualifications are important for a MARA member to become eligible for operating in Australia.
Without being registered with the Office of the MARA (Migration Agents Registration Authority), an immigration agent cannot provide migration advice because it is illegitimate. The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) can take legal actions against a migration agent who is not registered with the Office of the MARA.
If you avail the services of an unregistered agent, there are possibilities that your application will not be submitted in the appropriate manner and your chance of getting the visa might be jeopardized.
An agent who is not registered can definitely assist you to fill out the application form and post documents. He can also help you to understand the documents and forms. He can offer you the details of your visa application. However, he cannot advice you about which visa to apply for. He also cannot tell you the way to apply for the particular visa.
How do you know if your chosen agent is registered? You need to ask the agent to show you his registration number. You can also visit the MARA website. In the site, you will come across the names of the migration agents who are registered with MARA. You will need to click on the “Find Agents” section and then type the name or registration number to check if the agent you selected is a MARA member.Top Searches - Trending Searches - New Articles - Top Articles - Trending Articles - Featured Articles - Top Members
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