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Testimony about MNAL

Gladdie18Gladdie18 Posts: 4Member

Have anyone tried signing up to MNAL if it's legit?

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  • AdminAdmin Singapore
    Posts: 1,766Administrator
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    what's the full agency name?

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    2020-03 PTE Exam - L81 R79 S90 W81 (Mar 9 - Salamat Lord!!!!)

  • Gladdie18Gladdie18 Posts: 4Member
    Joined: May 28, 2021

    My New australian life legal

  • AdminAdmin Singapore
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    edited June 2021

    Just did a check at MARA.gov.au

    https://portal.mara.gov.au/search-the-register-of-migration-agents/register-of-migration-agent-details/?ContactID=9e89029f-a052-e311-9402-005056ab0eca

    Seems like they just recently registered, although they were operating since 2003 "as they mentioned on their website" without any affiliation to MARA during that time? I don't know.


    2010-06 : Lurker at philippines.com.au (previously the #1 Pinoy Australian Forum)
    2010-06 : Started researching on Visa 175 - Target 120pts
    2011-08 : Started prev employer document gathering for ACS skill assessment (0/4)
    2010-12 : Philippines.com.au went offline and created www.pinoyau.info
    2011-03 : 1st child born - AU dream halted
    2014-03 : ACS document - 1/5 emp ref completed
    2015-01: Promoted at work - AU dream halted
    2015-11: ACS document - 1/6 emp ref completed
    2016-09: 2nd child born - AU dream halted
    2018-09: ACS document - 6/8 emp ref completed
    2018-09: Revised all employment references and affidavit from scratch
    2019-03: Completed Revised 8/8 emp ref
    2019-03: PTE Exam - L59,R75,S62,W64 (no preparation)
    2019-07: Favorable Skills Assessment result for Software Eng
    2019-11: PTE Exam - L70,R68,S79,W68 (competent only)
    2020-02: PTE Exam - L79,R79,S86,W76 (grr lack 3pts on Writing)
    2020-03: PTE Exam - L85,R75,S87,W86 (Mar 4 - grr nag increase L, S and W but bumaba 4pts si R!!!!!)
    2020-03 PTE Exam - L81 R79 S90 W81 (Mar 9 - Salamat Lord!!!!)

  • Gladdie18Gladdie18 Posts: 4Member
    Joined: May 28, 2021

    Thank you po so much sa information 👍👍

  • AdminAdmin Singapore
    Posts: 1,766Administrator
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    edited June 2021

    By the way just an FYI... Upon a few research MNAL is operated by a person named Carmine Mercorella. Googling a bit will give you these

    https://www.moneymanagement.com.au/news/financial-planning/asic-watch-unsolicited-share-offerer

    https://www.findlaw.com.au/news/4178/court-makes-final-orders-in-asic-proceedings-again.aspx

    Just something to consider or to clear up with them.

    2010-06 : Lurker at philippines.com.au (previously the #1 Pinoy Australian Forum)
    2010-06 : Started researching on Visa 175 - Target 120pts
    2011-08 : Started prev employer document gathering for ACS skill assessment (0/4)
    2010-12 : Philippines.com.au went offline and created www.pinoyau.info
    2011-03 : 1st child born - AU dream halted
    2014-03 : ACS document - 1/5 emp ref completed
    2015-01: Promoted at work - AU dream halted
    2015-11: ACS document - 1/6 emp ref completed
    2016-09: 2nd child born - AU dream halted
    2018-09: ACS document - 6/8 emp ref completed
    2018-09: Revised all employment references and affidavit from scratch
    2019-03: Completed Revised 8/8 emp ref
    2019-03: PTE Exam - L59,R75,S62,W64 (no preparation)
    2019-07: Favorable Skills Assessment result for Software Eng
    2019-11: PTE Exam - L70,R68,S79,W68 (competent only)
    2020-02: PTE Exam - L79,R79,S86,W76 (grr lack 3pts on Writing)
    2020-03: PTE Exam - L85,R75,S87,W86 (Mar 4 - grr nag increase L, S and W but bumaba 4pts si R!!!!!)
    2020-03 PTE Exam - L81 R79 S90 W81 (Mar 9 - Salamat Lord!!!!)

  • Gladdie18Gladdie18 Posts: 4Member
    Joined: May 28, 2021

    Thank you for further info about Mercorella po, maybe the case was. Already resolved since it was way back 2005?

  • AdminAdmin Singapore
    Posts: 1,766Administrator
    Joined: Dec 29, 2010

    Heard some alarming news but you may want to do some more research.

    2010-06 : Lurker at philippines.com.au (previously the #1 Pinoy Australian Forum)
    2010-06 : Started researching on Visa 175 - Target 120pts
    2011-08 : Started prev employer document gathering for ACS skill assessment (0/4)
    2010-12 : Philippines.com.au went offline and created www.pinoyau.info
    2011-03 : 1st child born - AU dream halted
    2014-03 : ACS document - 1/5 emp ref completed
    2015-01: Promoted at work - AU dream halted
    2015-11: ACS document - 1/6 emp ref completed
    2016-09: 2nd child born - AU dream halted
    2018-09: ACS document - 6/8 emp ref completed
    2018-09: Revised all employment references and affidavit from scratch
    2019-03: Completed Revised 8/8 emp ref
    2019-03: PTE Exam - L59,R75,S62,W64 (no preparation)
    2019-07: Favorable Skills Assessment result for Software Eng
    2019-11: PTE Exam - L70,R68,S79,W68 (competent only)
    2020-02: PTE Exam - L79,R79,S86,W76 (grr lack 3pts on Writing)
    2020-03: PTE Exam - L85,R75,S87,W86 (Mar 4 - grr nag increase L, S and W but bumaba 4pts si R!!!!!)
    2020-03 PTE Exam - L81 R79 S90 W81 (Mar 9 - Salamat Lord!!!!)

  • chrstnerblchrstnerbl Posts: 4Member
    Joined: Jun 12, 2021

    Hi. I asked the agent in question sa articles.. It isn't him daw 😊

    @Admin , wanna know more about the "alarming news" you mentioned 😅

    ggraymundo
  • JM_SantosJM_Santos Posts: 2Member
    Joined: Jun 26, 2021

    Re: their registration in 2021, it’s a renewal I think. They posted it on their FB page. The first 2 digit on an agent’s MARN means the year they are registered to be an agent. In their case they are registered since 2003. I am also thinking availing their services. Seems legit to me.

  • JM_SantosJM_Santos Posts: 2Member
    Joined: Jun 26, 2021
  • engineer20engineer20 Sydney
    Posts: 1,719Member, Moderator
    Joined: Jun 09, 2011

    @Gladdie18 saan ka based? If in PH, why not engaged an agent who is based in PH as well.

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  • rannaquinorannaquino Posts: 1Member
    Joined: Sep 01, 2021

    @Admin I've read the articles that you've provided, the 2nd article hits Carmine Mercorella's name because it contains the name of Carmine Misale and Guesseppe Antonio Mercorella. I don't know about the first article but their age are a bit close since the DOB of the person from the article is July 14, 1975.

  • kitsocampokitsocampo Posts: 2Member
    Joined: Nov 12, 2020

    Hi guys :) been on 2nd step with carmine though last year pa ako nag apply tumagal yung pte exam ko because of pabago bagong quaratine classification sa metro manila. Netong july lang ako nakapag exam pero December pa ako nag apply :) now waiting for TRA na which may take upto December :) they are legit and mara replied to me about them they also have office here in Ascott makati and I’ve been to their seminar last 2019. Another office in SG

  • kaarukaaru Posts: 8Member
    Joined: Jan 05, 2022

    @kitsocampo said:
    Hi guys :) been on 2nd step with carmine though last year pa ako nag apply tumagal yung pte exam ko because of pabago bagong quaratine classification sa metro manila. Netong july lang ako nakapag exam pero December pa ako nag apply :) now waiting for TRA na which may take upto December :) they are legit and mara replied to me about them they also have office here in Ascott makati and I’ve been to their seminar last 2019. Another office in SG

    Hello po. Just want to ask how's your experience so far with Carmine? Thanks po

    marketingspecialist
  • marketingspecialistmarketingspecialist Bulacan
    Posts: 9Member
    Joined: Oct 24, 2023

    @kitsocampo said:
    Hi guys :) been on 2nd step with carmine though last year pa ako nag apply tumagal yung pte exam ko because of pabago bagong quaratine classification sa metro manila. Netong july lang ako nakapag exam pero December pa ako nag apply :) now waiting for TRA na which may take upto December :) they are legit and mara replied to me about them they also have office here in Ascott makati and I’ve been to their seminar last 2019. Another office in SG

    Hello @kitsocampo, how was your application with MNAL? Just signed a contract with them nung 2022 pero Jan 2023 pa ko nakapag take ng PTE. Have you received your PR visa grant na? What subclass?
    Thanks.

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