OISC LEVEL 1

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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.

Asylum

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:

  • Notifying the United Kingdom Borders Agency (UKBA) of a change of address

  • Extension of Temporary Admission

  • Applications for permission to work

  • Travel document applications for someone granted Humanitarian Protection/Exceptional Leave to Remain Applications for entry clearance, Leave to Enter or Further Leave to Remain

Basic applications are permitted at OISC Level 1 that are within the Immigration Rules in the following categories:

  • Visitors

  • Students

  • Spouses/unmarried partners

  • Other family members/dependents

  • Immigration employment documents

  • All applications under PBS, visitors, diplomats, their family members and domestic staff, and non-asylum Case Resolution/ Legacy Cases

  • Applications such as au pair, postgraduate medical/dental training and private medical treatment Nationality and citizenship under UK law

Basic applications are allowed at OISC Level 1 and may include applications for:

  • Naturalisation as a British citizen

  • Registration as a British citizen European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) immigration law

Basic applications are allowed at OISC Level 1 and include applications for:

  • Residence permit for an EU/EEA national

  • Family permit for a non-EU/EEA family member

  • Entry clearance for non-EU/EEA family member

  • Workers Registration Scheme

  • A2 Accession Scheme

Work Not Permitted At This Level

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)

  • Applications for settlement on the grounds of domestic violence

  • Applications for further leave to remain/settlement in respect of adopted children

  • Applications that are not within the Immigration Rules are not permitted at OISC Level 1. These may be assistance to Applicants

  • Staying illegally in the UK, Applicants who have overstayed on their visas, or removal and deportation from the UK

  • Detention, applications for temporary admission, CIO bail and immigration judge bail.

  • Such clients must be referred on to a higher level adviser as soon as possible.

Competence Requirements:

Advisers at OISC Level 1 need to demonstrate the following:

Knowledge

*An OISC Level 1 Adviser must demonstrate sufficient knowledge of immigration and asylum law to identify:

  • That a client is subject to immigration control

  • Possible immigration categories that might apply

  • Relevant forms and procedures that apply

  • The requirements of the Immigration Rules that must be satisfied in respect of a particular application

  • Relevant time limits

  • Urgent situations

*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.

  • An OISC Level 1 adviser must have knowledge of the types of evidence needed to support cases and how to obtain them.

  • An OISC Level 1 adviser must have an awareness of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), particularly Articles 3 and 8, and the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) in order to identify cases that should be referred on.

Skills and Aptitudes

*An OISC Level 1 Adviser must demonstrate sufficient knowledge of immigration and asylum law to identify:

  • That a client is subject to immigration control

  • Possible immigration categories that might apply

  • Relevant forms and procedures that apply

  • The requirements of the Immigration Rules that must be satisfied in respect of a particular application

  • Relevant time limits

  • Urgent situations

*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.

  • An OISC Level 1 adviser must have knowledge of the types of evidence needed to support cases and how to obtain them.

  • An OISC Level 1 adviser must have an awareness of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), particularly Articles 3 and 8, and the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) in order to identify cases that should be referred on.

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