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For much more information about what an immigration consultant is and how to become one

Supplies 

Supplies you will need are very few beyond the regular office supplies and materials. As an Immigration Consultant you will need to have standard contracts, follow up form letter and a receipt you can generate periodically for your clients as required by law. 

As well, you will need to access to forms for filing out and you may wish to consider a stamp to make  it easy for adding your name and credentials to your paperwork.

We will go over all these things in our program and teach you how to use them.

Age Requirement

The minimum age requirement in California is 18 years old. There is no maximum age limit.


Bond and other Fees

Secretary of State Requirements:

For the State of California ONLY

- 2 year $100,000 bond. This will need to be kept up every two years and submitted to the Secretary of State to keep your certification current which we are happy to support you with.

*We have industry partners to get you bond pricing much below what you could get on your own.

-$30.00 Filling fee for the Secretary of State. 

-Live Scan background check through DOJ and FBI.


Education 

Currently there is no education requirement to perform your duties as a certified immigration consultant but you need to be very familiar with current laws, regulations, process and procedures just like any other vocation.

There are a few schools around that teach the course but we spend time on what you need to know and keep the classes below 30 people so there is quality time for everyone as you acquire a deep knowledge and understanding of immigration.

Our classes are taught by seasoned immigration consultants not attorneys that over teach information that you do not need to know or have not use for.


Background Check

Everyone looking to become a certified immigration consultant must submit to a federal consultant must submit to a federal and state level background check via live scan.

Live scan is a process by which fingerprints are taken electronically and submitted electronically within a period of 24 hours to the FBI and DOJ. Many people are not aware that the reason these need to be done is because fingerprints are not "saved anywhere. Live scanned fingerprints are used to compare to the fingerprints on file by criminals. If there are no matches, the background check via live scan is complete.

Live Scan fingerprinting is ALWAYS offered at our immigration consultant training classes offered by Develop Point Education through Immigration Nation US. 

Immigration Consulting Requirements and Qualifications 

1.Live In-class Seminars at a location near you 

or 

2.Live over-the-internet Webinars 

Immigration Nation US is our exclusive partner in quality education and expertise that that is dedicated to the specifics of Immigration consulting and Immigration process and procedures.


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How Do I Become A Certified Immigration Consultant?

The easiest way is to take our all-inclusive immigration consultant training course

To become a certified immigration consultant in the state of California you must meet and maintain certain qualifications and state requirements. Though it is not very difficult, it is a little time consuming which is why we make it easy with our all-inclusive immigration consultant training program. We provide two ways for you to meet the following requirements and qualifications in thorough and intensive immigration consultant training program.

Is there a need for Certified Immigration Consultants?

In a word, YES! Today there are over 30 million undocumented people in the United States and millions more that need services through USCIS, (The United States Citizen and Immigration Services). Many people simply need to adjust status, sponsor family members, update files with the USCIS and many other needs as well. Major search engines report that over 200 thousand inquiries are made every month from people looking for immigration consultants instead of immigration attorneys in an effort to save money.

With our Certified Immigration Consultant training program you will learn everything you need to know about immigration process and procedures, learn how to process and file paperwork for immigration, notarize documents as a notary public, take passport photos and much more.

Certified Immigration Consultants have the knowledge of process and procedures for filing certain immigration documents and is also knowing of capacities of an immigration consultant. The bulk of work lies in preparing documents, document packages and filings for clients with various and specific immigration needs.

Staying strictly within the limits granted to by the State, Certified Immigration Consultants are also guided by rules addressed in the State Business and Professional Code. The laws are very clear as to what an Immigration Consultant can and cannot do. Through this code it is assured they protecting the clients rights for provided service in their path to legal resolution in immigration matters.

What is a certified Immigration Consultant?

Please visit: Immigration Nation US

​1464 East Los Angeles Avenue #4
​Simi Valley, CA 93065
1 (855) 776 - 6682