Immigration Consultancy Comparison Checklist


It pays to choose your immigration consultant carefully.

CIC encourages applicants to vet immigration consultancies before making a choice. Our checklist will help you make an informed decision, one that can determine whether you reach your goals and secure your family’s future

 

 CIC         OT    OTHERS   

1. How many years in business in the Philippines? 

22 years           years 

2. How many years in business internationally?  

27 years           years 

3. How many immigrant visas have been issued to Filipino applicants from your company?  

50,000 plus      

4. Does your company receive immigrant visas monthly for applicants filed by your company?  

yes                  Yes    No 

5. Does your company file new applications monthly?  

yes                  Yes    No 

6. How many new cases does your company file monthly?    

100 plus           

7. Does your company have a licensed Canadian Immigration Consultant representative?    

yes                  Yes    No 

8. How many offices does your company have in the Philippines?    

13 offices          offices

9. Does your company have an office in Canada to help me if I need help in Canada?    

yes                  Yes    No 

10. Does your company offer orientation services in Canada ?   

yes                  Yes    No 

- Introduction to Canadian way of life 

yes                  Yes    No 

 - Guidance through basic services    

yes                  Yes    No 

(SIN, RESP, Child Tax Benefits, Job Search, Language Training)  

yes                  Yes    No 

11. Does your company offer services for future needs?   

yes                  Yes    No 

- Sponsorship for family/ relatives 

yes                  Yes    No 

 - Citizenship application    

yes                  Yes    No 

12. What country does your company specialize in processing immigrant & student visas? 

yes                  Yes    No 

- Canada    

yes                  Yes    No 

13. What other countries can your company provide immigrant or student visas for?

yes                  Yes    No 

- Australia  

yes                  Yes    No 

- New Zealand   

yes                  Yes    No 

- UK 

yes                  Yes    No 

 - USA  

yes                  Yes    No 

14. Can your office help me find affordable financial assistance?  

yes                  Yes    No 

15. What services can your company help me get financing for?   

yes                  Yes    No 

- Consulting  

yes                  Yes    No 

- Fees   

yes                  Yes    No 

- IELTS Review  

yes                  Yes    No 

 - IELTS Testing   

yes                  Yes    No 

- Education Evaluation  

yes                  Yes    No 

 - Medical Fee   

yes                  Yes    No 

- Filing Fees  

yes                  Yes    No 

 - Landing Fees 

yes                  Yes    No 

- School Tuition  

yes                  Yes    No 

16. Does your contract lock me into one program/ one country I can apply to 

yes                  Yes    No 

17. Does your contract limit me to the amount of times I can ask for help or  guidance during the processing of my visa application?   

yes                  Yes    No 

18. Can your office help me with on-line services?   

yes                  Yes    No 

19. Will your office help me prepare a plan I can follow?   

yes                  Yes    No 

20. Will your office give me a list of all your Fees and Services rendered so I can compare with other Consultants? 

yes                  Yes    No 

21. Does your company feel potential applicants should get a 2nd & 3rd opinion to determine which consultant they feel most comfortable with in handling their application?

yes                  Yes    No 

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