Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority

Legislative instruments

This page lists key legislative instruments related to the OMARA’s work. You can get more information on these and other legislative instruments from the Comlaw website.
Comlaw website

Prescribed courses and exams for applicants for registration as a migration agent 

This instrument specifies the prescribed exams and courses for registration as a migration agent and the period during which an applicant must apply for registration after completing the course and passing the exam. This applies to anyone wanting to become a registered migration agent who does not hold an Australian legal practising certificate.
Legislative Instrument - IMMI 18-003 (712KB PDF) 


CPD activities, approval of CPD providers and CPD provider standards

This instrument prescribes the continuing professional development (CPD) framework and provider standards for delivery of CPD to registered migration agents. This instrument takes effect from 1 October 2017 and for registered migration agents from 1 January 2018.
Legislative Instrument - IMMI 17-047 (850KB PDF)