When hiring Canada Immigration Consulting services, make sure you hire a representative that satisfies one of these conditions from IRCC:
- Is a citizenship or immigration consultant who is a member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council.
- Is a Lawyer or notary who is a member of a Canadian provincial or territorial law society, or the Chambre des notaires du Québec .
- Is a Paralegal (Ontario only) who is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada
Good news – All the Experts listed on XpertImm are licensed and meet the above legal requirements to offer you Canada Immigration advise. We verify this information so you can engage with the listed Experts knowing that they are licensed, authorized and are held to very high professional standards by these bodies.
Tips from IRCC to protect yourself from fraud
- Be careful of anything that sounds too good to be true
- Using a representative will not draw special attention to your application or guarantee that we’ll approve it
- Beware of representatives who encourage you to give false information in your application
- It’s against the law, and you could be denied entry into Canada or deported after you arrive
- Don’t leave original documents or photos with your representative
- Don’t sign blank application forms
- Don’t sign forms or documents unless you can read them
- If you don’t understand them, ask someone to translate
- Make sure to get copies of any documents your representative makes for you
- Any time you pay your representative, get a signed receipt
- Make sure your representative updates you on your application often
- Protect your money and remember:
- IRCC will never call you and ask you to deposit money into a personal bank account
- IRCC will never ask you to transfer money through a private money transfer company
- our processing fees are in Canadian dollars and they’re the same around the world