Continuing Professional Development Provider Approval - Australian Government

Service summary

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.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

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.

Duration

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on the duration of this licence.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Visa and Citizenship Services
Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority

Act(s) name

Migration Act 1958 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Migration Agents Regulations 1998 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Professional Development Section
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Visa and Citizenship Services
Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority


Operating address:
Level 10
111 Elizabeth Street
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address:
PO BOX Q1551
Queen Victoria Building, New South Wales 1230

Phone:

1300226272

Phone:

02 90783552

Fax:

02 90783591
cpd@mara.gov.au

Supporting information

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