Why Choose Us

As of 2020, Commonwealth Visa Global (CVG) became the official trading
name of Commonwealth Visa Experts NZ Limited (CVE NZ). This move
was done by the management in order to serve you better and faster.

Commonwealth Visa Global (CVG) was founded by seasoned veteran Abie Sioson. With the support of co-manager Ronald Sioson, CVG has a proven track record of successfully working with its clients. In partnership with various immigration advisers, CVG provides end-to-end services; in the event that other visa services are required – you can rest assured CVG is here with you all the way.

With our goal of providing you with the best and most comprehensive service, CVG strives to partner with various schools across the world, allowing you to open up and live a new chapter of your life. We aim to work as closely as possible to the various immigration advisers of the countries we cater to. And as the world continues to evolve, we at CVG will continue to strive being committed to your holistic and worry-free visa servicing.


Our smooth processing immigration services will help you start your worry-free journey to a commonwealth country.


To successfully provide a worry-free visa service through the process of transparency and knowledge sharing with its clients.


Everything we do, we do for you. As we understand that every step you take with us is an investment for you, we ensure that we keep you in the loop every step of the way.

To ensure that we provide you with the best service quality possible, we pride ourselves with being the experts in knowing any changes to immigration policies in your country of choice.

Aside from devoting ourselves to knowing what is best, we know how important this time in your life might be. Hence, you can trust us to do what is right and ensure that all legalities and processes are well taken care of.

Our Directors

With over two decades of experience working as a licensed immigration adviser in New Zealand, Rowel Mercado is the Director of Commonwealth Visa Global. Rowel has aided hundreds in their quest to improve and start anew.  Now, Rowel aims to use this talend to help improve Commonwealth Visa Global.

A veteran in dealing with various cultures, Abie Sioson – Commonwealth Visa Global’s Director – has been an education consultant for over two decades. Trusted by both the applicant and partner, Abie’s reputation to go the extra mile is definitely well earned.

Leading and managing the New Zealand team, Ronald Sioson is the Managing Director driving the growth of Commonwealth Visa Global. Ronald’s professional demeanor, paired with his warm and accommodating nature, allows him to readily ensure that comfort and ease of his clients.

Meet our Licensed Immigration Advisers

With over almost two decades of immigration advising experience, Rowel is a veteran in everything New Zealand immigration related. Having completed his Certificate of Proficiency in Immigration Law and New Zealand Practice in Massey University, New Zealand, Rowel often visits his partner offices in The Philippines in order to serve his clients better.

LIA Number: 200900577
Countries Serviced: New Zealand

Catering to both Australia and New Zealand, Jocelyn Ocampo – better known as Joy – is another fully licensed immigration adviser who works with the team. With her extensive legal background as a former law practitioner and legal aide, Joy completed the Certificate of Proficiency in Immigration Law and Practice in New Zealand from Massey University and her Graduate Certificate in New Zealand Immigration Advice from the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.

LIA Number: 201001078
MARA Number: 2014560
Countries Serviced: Australia/New Zealand

Melvin Almeria is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) and a licensed Immigration Consultant under Immigration Consultant of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). Melvin also involves himself in paralegal work as a member of the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) and as a member of the Ontario Paralegal Association (OPA). In addition to his practice, he is also a Notary Public in the Province of Ontario, Canada.

RCIC Number: R515544
Countries Serviced: Canada

Starting as a partner in his own immigration consulting firm in 1986, John King has been serving applicants from all over the world. While having established many other partner offices globally, John is presently based in Canada – where he continues to practice as a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC). Currently he specializes in study and work permits, family class sponsorship applications, Humanitarian and Compassionate cases as well as skilled workers from his office in Toronto, Ontario.

RCIC Number: R413543
Countries Serviced: Canada