Types of licensed immigration advisers
There are three different types of immigration adviser licence.
You should check which type of licence your adviser holds and whether they can deal with your immigration matter.
Immigration adviser licence types
|Full||Can provide you with advice on all immigration matters|
|Provisional||Can provide you with advice on a full range of immigration matters but must be supervised by a full licence holder|
|Limited||Can only provide you with advice on certain immigration matters|
What does a current licence look like?
Your adviser must have a current licence. Licences are valid for one year. To check, you can:
- search for your adviser’s name in the online register of licensed immigration advisers
- ask to see your adviser’s certificate
- ask to see your adviser’s wallet card.
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These licence styles will still be in circulation for a few months
Only licensed immigration advisers can use the Immigration Advisers Authority Trademark.
There are several reasons why an adviser’s licence may not be current. The licence status may be expired, surrendered, refused, suspended or cancelled. Find out what these terms mean.