Please view the attached Australian Government video which highlights the importance of using an Australian Registered Migration Agent: WHY YOU SHOULD USE AN AUSTRALIAN REGISTERED MIGRATION AGENT
1MARA Registration – RMA’s are administered by an Australian Government led organisation also known as the Migration Agents Registration Authority.
2Continuing Professional Development – This ensures that RMA’s maintain and update their professional skills in relation to Australian immigration law.
3Legitimate Interests – A migration agent must always act within their client’s best interests in mind and should provide relevant and up to date advice.
4Confidentiality – Registered migration agents have a duty to preserve a client’s personal and confidential information at all times.
5Professional Library – Registered migration agents have a duty to keep and maintain a professional library of Australian Migration Legislation.
6Professional Conduct – Registered migration agent’s professionalism must be reflected by a sound working knowledge of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) and the Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth).
7Time Efficiency – RMA’s are required to provide an efficient service and must act in a timely manner if the client has provided all the required information.
8Clients Monies Account – Under Australian Law, the Code of Conduct requires any monies paid by a client to be maintained in a RMA’s ‘Clients Account’ until the service or work has been performed.
9Professional Indemnity Insurance – Under Australian Law, the Code of Conduct requires all RMA’s to maintain a specified amount of Professional Indemnity Insurance.
TENNo Hope of Success – Under Australian Law, the Code of Conduct requires all RMA’s to advise clients in writing if your visa application OR your eligibility to apply and be granted a visa has ‘no hopes of success’.