1st Contact employs registered migration agents; (Migration Agents Registration Number 1382205). Although registration is not required if practicing outside Australia, we extend this professional registration to all of the clients we deal with worldwide.
Migration Agents Registration Authority Reg No. 1382205
Migration agents registered with the MARA are held to a strict code of conduct, you can read the code of conduct here (This is a PDF of 76.83KB).
1st Contact is also a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA). The MIA help to keep us informed and represented as a professional body within the Australian migration industry.
We are members of the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC). The OISC is responsible for regulating the Immigration industry within the UK.
Being registered by the OISC ensures that members are trained and that their operations are audited for compliance. 1st Contact Visas are also members with the Immigration law Practitioners Association (ILPA), helping us to keep abreast of the important matters within the UK immigration industry.
OISC No. F2001-00004
At present, 1st Contact employs New Zealander citizens who have firsthand knowledge and experience of the country and lifestyle and can successfully manage any application for migration to New Zealand.
Our South African visa provider works as an affiliate. Located in both Cape Town and Johannesburg, they are well equipped to manage your application wherever you may be in the world. In addition to providing a managed migration plan, you may also choose a number of other services to help make your arrival in South Africa as smooth as possible. These include; business start up and planning, taxation and accountancy, insurance and investments, property search as well as job finding.
Obtaining a work permit for Canada will commonly require finding a job offer in your related industry. For this reason, 1st Contact has teamed with a group of Immigration specialists in Canada who offer a thorough job-finding and visa solution.