Robert Chen, Principal Immigration Adviser

Robert Chen is a specialist immigration adviser (MRN:  0103806) with over 12 years of professional experience.  He is the current president of Victoria/Tasmania Branch of Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) – The peak professional body for Australian immigration industry. Robert sits on the National Board of MIA as a director and the honorary treasurer.
Robert is a Fellow member of MIA (“FMIA”), a prestigious title reserved only for an exclusive elite group of Registered Migration Agents.  There are only around 40 FMIAs among the total number of close to 5000 registered Australian migration agents worldwide.
Robert is the founding director of VisaMaster Immigration & Education Centre, a highly respected immigration and education consultancy firm in Melbourne. He and his team have served over 10,000 clients over the years and enjoyed track record of clients’ satisfaction.

Professional Credential and Membership

Professional experiences

  • Assists individuals in relation to the full range of Australian visas, including Skilled Migration, Employer Sponsored Visas, Family Migration, and Business Skills visas and Refugee visas
  • Assists corporations to manage compliance with business sponsorship obligations
  • Briefs human resource managers and senior managers on immigration related issues, including compliance obligations
  • Advises corporations and individuals on complex technical issues regarding immigration visa eligibility and related planning
  • Appears before the Migration Review Tribunal on behalf of clients dealing with highly complex visa cancellation or visa refusal cases



  • Bachelor of Business in Accounting with Distinction (UTS)
  • Diploma of Business Programming (Spherion)
  • Australian Immigration Law and Practice (UNSW)
  • Education Agent Training Course with International Education Services Ltd.