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QISAN - The Quality International Study Abroad Network


Membership Criteria for Agents & Counsellors

The minimum criteria for membership is as follows:

  • Provide recruitment support services to international students and their parents
  • Represent only accredited institutions
  • Adhere to the QISAN code of ethics
  • Demonstrate effective administrative & financial systems are in place
  • Maintain good communications with VISA offices in your own country and ensure you keep up to date with the latest VISA entry requirements. Members must only advise students on VISA requirements and not participate in any form of coaching for the VISA interview
  • Keep themselves informed of programmes, fees, accommodation etc. regarding the institutions they represent
  • Visit institutions they represent at least once every three years
  • Undertake any training available from government organisations e.g. British Council Agent Training Programme
  • Comply with all relevant local and national laws and regulations governing the operation and licensing of educational agents
  • Be in operation for at least 2 years (associate membership is available for start up companies)
  • Keep QISAN and your representative institutions informed of any change of address and other contact details
  • QISAN members are expected to promote the ethos of QISAN membership to individual students, governing bodies, institutions and to advise on editorial opportunities in local or national press and TV
  • Display the QISAN logo on all published material including their website with a link to www.qisan.com
  • QISAN members are expected to work in a spirit of co-operation with the country QISAN president and other QISAN members to enhance the quality and professional standing of their profession by embracing the code of ethics as set out by QISAN


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