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VISA is the professional alliance of Australian Immigration Solicitors & Barristers: “Migration Lawyers”, and  Legal & Associated Practitioners dedicated to advocacy, community awareness and continuing professional development in Australian Immigration, Refugee & Citizenship Law.


VISA. The Victorian Immigration Solicitors’ Alliance PTY LTD is an Australian wide professional association of Migration Professional. We have deliberately set our membership criteria high to enhance both the individual members experience and interaction with other members and the level of expertise and professionalism we bring to our advocacy role. 

Put simply we are a community of highly skilled Migration, Legal and Ancillary Professionals who share a common set of goals; including the fostering of a greater appreciation within the wider society and Government of the valuable role Legal Practitioners: Solicitors & Barristers – “Immigration Lawyers”, more than any other group, bring to the administration of justice and the rule of law within the Australian Migration System.

Benefits of VISA Membership

Members of VISA have access to FREE and discounted high-quality education (Migration Law CPDs Points): including our annual marque event “VISA Immigration Conference” and Free informal “Expresso Visa Information & Networking” sessions.

In addition, VISA membership rewards are extremely generous – so treat yourself and join for the company but stay for the privileges. 

Member Benefits

Types of VISA Membership

The VISA is an offers a range of different membership options depending on your circumstances – including:

1) Member – this membership type is open to any “professional person” who has practiced in their chosen field and has a real and genuine interest in Australia Migration or Refugee Law. (NB. “Professional person” is at the complete discretion of the VISA. Victorian Immigration Solicitors’ Alliance Board and its decision will be final.) .

2) Senior Member – this membership type is reserved for Australia Legal Practitioners of at least 15 years standing with significant experience or knowledge in Australian Immigration or related law. (This class receives special benefits including priority seating at the “VISA Immigration Conference” and discount ticket prices for the “VISA Immigration Conference”.

3) Fellow of VISA. This is a discretionary award: to qualify the applicant must be a Senior Member of VISA and have practiced almost exclusively in the field of Australian Immigration Law for at least 20 years. This award is at the discretion of the VISA: Victorian Immigration Solicitors’ Alliance Board and its decision will be final.)

How Do I Become a Member of VISA?

Review our “types of Memberships” to determine which level of membership is right for you. 

All VISA members must meet strict requirements, complete the application and pay the fee, probity checks are then carried out and applications are then referred for consideration. Final membership approval confirmed with the granting of a “Certificate of Membership”. 

Membership entitles the member to access to the “Members only” section of the VISA: Victorian Immigration Solicitors’ Alliance Pty Ltd webpage.

Membership is NOT transferable.

Membership is based on a year subscription and Validity of Membership will hold a current fully paid subscription.

Annual Membership fee.    Current Fee $220 including GST

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