The College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Officially Opened Today
Place: canada Date: 23 November, 2021
Today the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants(CICC) formally became the official regulatory body that regulates the practice of Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) and Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) in the public interest.
The College Act creates a new self-regulatory regime that governs immigration and citizenship consultants and the college statutory authority applies to immigration and citizenship consultants whether they practice in Canada or abroad.
The college licenses RCICs and RISIAs, ensuring they meet and follow high standards of education, competence and professional ethics.The College was created by an act of the Canadian Parliament: The College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act (Canada) (“the College Act”).
The College Act was passed by Parliament in June 2019.