Find an immigration adviser
You can obtain immigration advice if you require assistance obtaining permission to stay in the UK. Immigration advisers can help you with most topics related immigration, including assistance with completing the correct application forms and representing you at a tribunal. However please note that Advisers cannot make immigration decisions and can only give you advice.
Registered immigration advisers
The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) regulates immigration advisers and ensures they meet certain standards. For example, advisers must:
- carry insurance against giving poor advice
- keep up to date with current immigration advice
You can also find immigration advisers through The Law Society if you live in England.
By law, immigration advisers must be registered with OISC or a member of an approved professional body, for example the Law Society.
- You can complain about an immigration adviser if you think you’ve had a bad service
- You cannot obtain assistance or a refund if an adviser is not regulated
Suspended immigration advisers
Here you will find a list of immigration advisers who are banned from acting as immigration advisers.