Registered Migration Agents - Australian Government

Description

This registration is required by any person, whether acting as an individual, executive officer, employee or member of a corporation or partnership, who provides immigration assistance to persons wishing to enter or to remain in Australia.

It also applies to anyone who provides immigration assistance to persons who wish to nominate or sponsor such a person; or who charges a fee to make representations to the Agency on behalf of a visa applicant, sponsor or nominator.

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 registration you must:

  • be 18 years of age or over
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • have passed the examination in the prescribed period
  • undergo a National Police Check
  • hold appropriate professional indemnity insurance
  • be a person of integrity and fit and proper
  • demonstrate English Language Competency
  • have published notice stating your intention to apply for registration and provide evidence of this publication to the Agency unless you have been registered at some point in the last 12 months.

If you are applying as an individual for repeat registration (having been registered at some point in the last 12 months) you must submit, with your application, a statement detailing the kinds of services you offered during the previous registration period and the average fees charged for each of those services.

Duration

12 months

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1760.00 Commercial or for profit application. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $160.00 Non-commercial or not for profit application. Fees for 2021-22
Renew Renewal All $1595.00 Commercial or for profit renewal. Fees for 2021-22
Renew Renewal All $105.00 Non-commercial or not for profit renewal. Fees for 2021-22

Forms

Act(s) name

Migration Act 1958 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Migration Agents Regulations 1998 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Home Affairs

Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

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Enquiries

Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority

Department of Home Affairs

Operating address: 26 Lee Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9984
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 1300 226 272
Phone: 02 9078 3552
Fax: 02 9078 3591
Email: cpd@mara.gov.au
Website: Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (Opens in new window)