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Why Should I Use An Australian Migration Agent?

Decided you want to move to Australia but not sure whether you need the services of an Australian migration agent?

If you’ve decided to apply for an Australian visa then you’re probably facing this very predicament of whether or not to employ the services of a Registered Migration Agent.

However, this all boils down to your personal circumstances, how capable you think you are of filing all the necessary paperwork or whether you’ve got the time to dedicate to your visa application. After all, it can be a lengthy and complex process.

It’s handy to use a Migration Agent as they’re in the know about the application process and will most likely specialise in moves to Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney or other popular cities in Australia – and can answer most questions you may have about the visa application process for Australia.

The biggest plus point of using a Australian Migration Agent is that they are fully knowledgeable about Australia’s migration laws and the processes involved to obtain your visa. Migration Agents deal with all types of visa applications for Australia on a daily basis, which means that they are aware of any potential risks and can spot any errors you may have made in your application.

A registered migration agent will assist with your visa application for Australia through throughout the entire process including lodgement with the migration authorities, and ensure that your application is lawful, with the correct paperwork and documentation. This way you won’t need to spend hours working out which visa you need to apply for and how to apply for an Australian visa, and allows you to focus on things like what to pack, getting a job and finding somewhere to live so that you’re ready to go once your visa is approved.

A Registered Australian Migration agent can also talk you through major processes such as the English language test  see IELTS (making sure you have competent English) as well as skills assessment stage and the points system.

Migration Agents for Australia are also required to stay completely up to date with all and any changes to all visa categories, as well as changes to State sponsorship and requirements. And if you’re someone who recently applied for a 457 visa then you’ll know that a significant amount of changes were brought in, which affected many applicants and employers. Occupation Shortage Lists can change overnight meaning you may be eligible for a visa one day and not the next! By employing the services of Registered Migration Agent , you will be assured that you will be kept up to date with any changes to visas that apply to you personally.

Getting your Application Right the First Time Around

Visa application assessments are fairly black and white in that if you make an error on your visa application it could be rejected – which could result in you losing a considerable amount of money as most visa applications are non-refundable, and delay your plans for moving to Australia.

Using the services of an Australian migration agent removes the stress on whether you have made a correct application and considerably reduces the chances of a rejection and potentially saves you a lot of money and time.

Details, Details, Details

Should you be applying for an Employer Sponsored Visas, a Registered Australian migration agent can assist your employer with the process. For example, an agent can ensure your employer’s paperwork is in order which will also take the stress out of the visa application process for them!

A Registered migration agent can also certify your documents – which can also help save money and time in the long run.

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Migration Agent Costs

The costs of using the services of a Registered Australian migration agent vary, as they are private enterprises which are bound by the Code of Conduct enforced by the Australian Migration Agents Authority. However, it’s worth pointing out that the cost of a visa application does not come cheap so it is well worth your while to factor in the cost of a Registered Australian which could save you time and money in the long run.

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If you have questions about using the services of a Registered Migration Agent get in touch at enquiries@my-oe.com, or call 0800 193 6900 or 0131 625 6900.

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