Immigration Advisers Complaints & Disciplinary Tribunal

COVID-19 protocol of the Immigration Advisers Complaints & Disciplinary Tribunal at 14 August 2020

  1. While the Epidemic Preparedness (COVID-19) Notice 2020 is in force, the Immigration Advisers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal will, as far as is reasonably practicable, operate in its usual manner.
  2. There may, in some cases, need to be changes to the way the Tribunal operates, including by conducting hearings entirely by video-link or telephone or by requiring that documents be emailed rather than posted or delivered.
  3. Parties affected by any change to the Tribunal’s usual operating procedures will be advised of those changes and provided with information to ensure that they understand how their matter will be handled by the Tribunal.
  4. This Protocol applies until revoked or modified by the Tribunal.

D J Plunkett
Chair



The Immigration Advisers Complaints & Disciplinary Tribunal hears complaints against licensed immigration advisers. It also hears appeals against decisions made by the Immigration Advisers Authority. 

Complaints against licensed immigration advisers

Complaints are referred to the Immigration Advisers Complaints & DisciplinaryTribunal by the Immigration Advisers Authority.

If you have a complaint

If you have a complaint, you must contact the Immigration Advisers Authority first. They will then refer your complaint to the Immigration Advisers Complaints & Disciplinary Tribunal.

Immigration Advisers Authority website(external link)

Complaints against decisions made by the Immigration Advisers Authority

You can appeal to the Immigration Advisers Complaints & Disciplinary Tribunal about a decision made by the Immigration Advisers Authority.

For example:

  • a decision of the Registrar of Immigration Advisers to cancel the licence of an immigration adviser
  • a determination of the Registrar of Immigration Advisers to reject a complaint against a licensed immigration adviser.

Find out more about making an appeal

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