How to check your immigration consultant is authorized or not? ...

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Is Your Canadian Immigration Consultant Verified? Here’s How to Check It

Is Your Canadian Immigration Consultant Verified? Here’s How to Check It

11 January 2022
Is Your Canadian Immigration Consultant Verified? Here’s How to Check It
11 January 2022

Canada is one of the best places to work and live in the world. Every year, the nation sees the immigration of a hundred thousand people. While Canada is a welcoming country, the immigration process is not that easy, especially for beginners. In fact, it is safer to say that the process is complex and overwhelming. That’s why many people choose to work with an immigration consultant. These consultants help you with paperwork and documentation as well as their guidance.

Many immigration consultants are based online and can be approached through their websites.

But how to make sure that you have chosen the right immigration consultant for Canada? You might have come across the stories of shady consultants. That’s why it is worth it to find out if your immigration consultant for Canada is certified. Here’s how…

Are they ICCRC Certified?

Make sure that your immigration consultant is an authorized one. Generally, the consultant should be registered with the ICCRC (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council). The ICCRC license numbers start with the letter “R” and have 6 digits.

An ICCRC consultant ensures you a fool-proof application process, reducing hassles and the chances of rejection.

To check if they are certified by the ICCRC, go to the ICCRC website and fill in their name, registration number, and their company name.

Do They Have Company Email ID?

A consultant should have a valid email ID of his company such as we have at It should not be on Gmail or Yahoo such as

Do They Make Genuine Promises?

There are many consultants around who assure of the guaranteed entry to Canada without even knowing your case or high paying job in the shortest time.

But the role of a consultant is to help you and remove the loopholes that can hinder your chances of immigration. Good agent tries their best without making false promises. They will give you an honest assessment of your chances of your application being accepted.

Are They Experienced?

While ICCRC certification confirms a consultant’s reliability, make sure to check if your immigration consultant has practical experience.

An experienced immigration consultant can help you overcome the issues you are likely to face through the process, whether it is paperwork or an interview.

Can They Provide You References?

Ask your immigration consultants to provide you with a couple of references of their past or existing clients. It will help you determine the quality of their service. Also, check the reviews posted on their website and social media channels.

Do They Offer Solutions?

Check if the consultations offered by them can help you. For example, if you are looking for a Canadian PR, a consultant can suggest to you the skilled worker program that can fit your profile and increase the chances of getting PR. If you still don’t qualify for a PR, they can suggest you study or work options that can let you enter Canada temporarily.

The Last Note:

Make sure to check if your immigration consultant for Canada and has a proven record of immigration.

To have peace of mind, have a detailed consultation with your consultants first to know if you are qualified for a visa.

If you are qualified, then ask your consultant to outline the time it would take, the required documents as well as the issues. Above all, your immigration consultant should provide an honest and realistic assessment of your chances of getting a Canadian visa.

At Landmark, we tick all these boxes. We are your reliable immigration consultant for Canada and take care of your application from scratch till the end.


Published by

Mrs. Jaspreet Bhatia

Mrs. Jaspreet Bhatiais a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) with Landmark Immigration Consultants. She is a consulting professional who has a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing from ICFAI UNIVERSITY, India.

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