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加拿大移民顾问监管委员会，ICCRC，全称Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council，是加拿大政府于2011年成立的留学移民服务行业的监管机构。
ICCRC, which stands for the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council, is the national regulatory body designated by the government of Canada in July 2011 to regulate Canadian immigration, citizenship and international student advising services.
As per s.91 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, no person shall knowingly, directly, or indirectly, represent or advise on immigration matters for a fee unless they are a lawyer who is a member in good standing of a law society of a province or a member of the ICCRC.
1）Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs)，以及
2）Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs)
On June 30, 2016, ICCRC has 3711 active members, including:
1) Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs), and
2) Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs)
The latter (RISIAs) are mostly employed by educational institutions including secondary schools, colleges and universities. Their work mainly focuses on advising international students at their schools. The former (RCICs) refers to those who are more commonly known as the "licensed consultants".
ICCRC closely monitors its members on their immigration practices, including:
1) Clauses the RCIC must include in every retainer agreement (e.g., method of complaint and ICCRC's contact information)
2) Confidentiality requirement with regard to client information
3) How to handle money received from client (e.g., must deposit into client trust account if unearned money, not the general business account)
4) Client file management requirement (e.g., all client files must be kept for a minimum of 6 years), etc.
ICCRC also conducts an annual audit during which all members will be required to report on their practices and provide all required documents accordingly.
Other than passing the Full Skills Exam to be eligible for membership registration, ICCRC requires its members to participate in at least 16 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) education each year. Members can choose different topics based on their areas of practice.
Please see below for ICCRC's contact information
5500 North Service Road, Suite 1002
Burlington, ON L7L 6W6
1-877-836-7543 (toll free)