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Please Note: Information below has been adapted from the “Office of Immigration Services Commissioner” OISC official website www.oisc.gov.uk
To be accredited at Level 1 you should normally have at least 3 months full time or the equivalent part-time experience of providing UK immigration advice and services or 6 months full time or the equivalent part-time experience of non-immigration advice giving (such as Welfare, Debt, Housing, Legal or Employment) along with an up-to-date training course in immigration law which covers each area of work you are applying for.
The OISC only permits an OISC Level 1 Adviser to make applications permitted within the Immigration Rules which are listed below.
The OISC only allows a Level 1 adviser to offer very limited services. No substantive asylum work is permitted at Level 1 (particularly applications and appeals). You may only be allowed a one-off assistance at Level 1, this may include:
Basic applications are allowed at OISC Level 1 and may include applications for:
Basic applications are allowed at OISC Level 1 and include applications for:
Although you are allowed to give basic advice as a level 1 advisor please note you do not have the right to give advice on applications involving detailed representations and follow-up correspondence such as:
Applications for Indefinite Leave to Remain on the grounds of long residence in the United Kingdom (UK) (14 years’ continuous residence)
Advisers at OISC Level 1 need to demonstrate the following:
*An OISC Level 1 Adviser must demonstrate sufficient knowledge of immigration and asylum law to identify:
*An OISC Level 1 Adviser must have a clear understanding of the limits to the OISC Level 1 adviser’s knowledge and competence and of when to refer a case on. This includes a general knowledge of immigration and asylum work and procedures, particularly in relation to illegal immigrants and people who have over stayed, to ensure that a client can be referred appropriately.
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