Guidance: How to become a regulated immigration adviser

Office Of The Immigration Services Commissioner

January 1
00:15 2021

Competence Assessment

Application Forms


How to become a registered adviser

This guidance informs you about the process of how to become a registered adviser. It includes information about:

  • the application process
  • applying for the correct level
  • competence assessment

OISC online competence assessments

As well as details of the new online assessments, this collection contains immigration and asylum assessment syllabuses, sample question papers, assessment resources, guidance on the assessment process, the marking scheme for assessments and a list of the confirmed assessment dates.

OISC application forms

Application forms for initial OISC registration, EU Settlement Scheme programme, maintaining registration, raising your levels and changing your legal status.

Published 29 December 2008
Last updated 1 January 2021 +show all updates
  1. Review of Relevant Matters following the UK's exit from the EU

  2. Details of new online competence assessments added.

  3. Interim change to DBS Certificate process during current health emergency

  4. The previous information re "Local authority nationality and settlement checking services" has been removed

  5. Guidance updated in relation to OISC jurisdiction and solicitors.

  6. Guidance updated.

  7. Guidance updated.

  8. Added link to model documents

  9. Update on competence marking

  10. Amended guidance notes

  11. Link added to DBS guidance document

  12. First published.

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