Universal Migration only works with officially recognised partners and consultants who are professionally qualified under their own relevant regulatory bodies. This will ensure that you are dealing with a professional and ethical company to provide peace of mind. All our consultants are registered with the following regulatory bodies:
CSIC - CANADA SOCIETY FOR IMMIGRATION CONSULTANTS
MARA - MIGRATION AGENTS REGISTRATION AUTHORITY OF AUSTRALIA
IAA - IMMIGRATION ADVISERS AUTHORITY
The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) is an independent, non- public body set up under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 to regulate immigration advisers in the UK. They also assist with setting standards and promoting good practice for all companies providing immigration advice. For more information on the OISC please visit the website www.oisc.gov.uk
The Office of MARA is a discrete office attached to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship. The Office of the MARA administers the functions of the Migration Agents Registration Authority, which is set out in s316 of the Migration Act 1958 (the Act).
The office ensures that all registered migration agents are regulated and have appropriate knowledge to enable them to provide accurate advice to clients and ensure all complaints regarding agents are properly addressed.
The new Immigration Advisers Licensing Act came into effect on 5 May 2008 and requires anyone providing New Zealand immigration advice to be licensed (unless exempt). Licensing will be run by the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA). For more information please visit the website http://www.iaa.govt.nz/
The Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants is a not-for-profit, self-regulatory body created to protect the consumers of immigration consulting services while ensuring the education, competency testing and discipline of its members.
For more information please visit the website http://www.csic-scci.ca/