Using a Migration Agent


If you choose to use a migration agent, you should use a registered migration agent. In Australia, agents must be registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA).

Using a Migration Agent in Australia

Information on whether you need to use an agent, how to find a registered migration agent, your obligations, getting a refund and notifying the department.

Agents Outside Australia

Information about migration agents who operate outside Australia.

Getting Help to Apply for a Visa

There are people who can assist you without being registered (exempt persons), information and services available on the department's website, and community organisations which may be able to help you.

Applying for a Visa Yourself

Information and services are available on the department's website to help you.

Reporting Problems with Migration Agents

Information about reporting problems with migration agents.

Migration Fraud

Learn about migration fraud and discover the truth about misleading information used by fraudulent operators.