The most prominent question a person has is whether or not to use a migration agent when submitting their visa application. Essentially, it is not a requirement to use a migration agent and if you choose not to engage a migration agent, the success of your visa application is highly dependent on your ability to submit a complete and comprehensive application.

However, the 5 reasons why engaging a migration agent is of value and benefit to a visa application are:

1. Knowledge

The saying is true that “Knowledge is Power”. Registered Migration agents have up to date information and knowledge on the visa application rules. They can provide you with reasonable advice on whether your application is likely to be successful.

2. Professionalism

Registered migration agents are highly regulated by the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA) and are required to abide by a set of rules of conduct, put your best interest as a priority and they must a be fit and proper person to be able to provide the service. This means that you can be confident in the professional service they can provide.

3. Experience

The knowledge and experience that a registered migration agent brings into the service is invaluable. They are able to see potential pitfalls in your specific circumstances and provide you with appropriate advise.

4. Time and Efficiency

Because of their knowledge in the field, applicants can benefit from a timely and efficient lodgement of their applications. Although migration agents do not get special favours when lodging applications, their knowledge and experience in the field is a huge factor in a quick turn around of visa application outcomes.

5. Confidence

Your stress levels can significantly decreased in processing the visa application. This is because you can be confident that you have placed your application at the hands of professionals in the field rather than in the words or stories told over dinner parties or advise from friends.

Visa applications are important, it can be costly and their outcomes are significant to those applying.

If you would like assistance with your visa application, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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