You will require this approval if you intend to operate as an educational or training facility that provides approved continuing professional development (CPD) to migration agents. All CPD providers must be approved by the Authority before they can submit CPD activity applications for consideration.
CPD Providers must also comply with the Continuing Professional Development Approved Provider Standard Conditions, which covers areas such as:
- The approval of CPD activities;
- Provider policies and procedures; and
- Staff, trainers, developers, facilitators and assessors of CPD activities.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this approval you must:
- Satisfy the Agency that the activity/training will help improve the professionalism of registered migration agents, including their knowledge of migration procedures, professional ethics and relevant skills;
- You have practical experience or academic qualifications in the subject matter of the activity;
- Have agreed in writing to comply with the Continuing Professional Development Approved Provider Standard Conditions; and
- Be of good character and reputation.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on the duration of this licence.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Continuing Professional Development Provider Approval - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Visa and Citizenship Services
Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority
Migration Act 1958 (Australian Government)
Migration Agents Regulations 1998 (Australian Government)
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