Office of the MARA

Office of the MARA

The Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA) is an office of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (the Department).

Please visit their website here.


Using an Australian registered migration agent
  • Getting help with your Australian visa application
  • What an Australian registered migration agent can do for you
  • Risks of receiving assistance from an unregistered migration agent


Resolving disputes with your Australian Registered migration agent
  • How can the office of the MARA can help
  • Fee disputes
  • Make a complaint about an Australian Migration agent


About Australian Registered migration agent
  • How to choose and find an Australian registered migration agent
  • Australian Migration Agent’s Code of Conduct


Working with your Australian Registered migration agent
  • What to expect from your Australian Migration agent
  • Australian Migration Agent fees


Registration requirements to become an Australian Registered Migration Agent
  • Knowledge Requirements
  • English language
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • National Police Check
  • Professional Library
  • Other Requirements
  • Registration Costs
  • Photographs
  • Setting up a business


Registration process to become an Australian Registered Migration Agent
  • Apply for registration as a migration agent
  • If your application is approved
  • If your application is refused
  • If you are registered with the New Zealand Immigration Advisers Authority


Professional standards and obligations of an Australian Registered Migration Agent
  • Managing client relationships
  • Code of conduct & practice guides
  • Occupational competency standards
  • Ethical framework






This is what some of our clients have said in summary about our Australian Immigration services:

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  • “A trusted partner in your pursuit and a thorough Professional – He is more concerned about the timeliness on your VISA application than you would be worried about it. “
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To read other testimonials: please visit our testimonials page