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Register a company  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Foreign Investment Certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a Business License  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Foreign Employment Employee Permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Temporary Residence Permit  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Apply for Foreign Employment Employee Permit (FEEP)
(last modified: 21/06/2020)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

25 mn  -  1h 15 mn
5 days  -  10 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

MPMC - Immigration Office

Level 1 FMFMII Government Building; Eleele Fou , Apia
Tel: +685 20291
Email: immigration@mpmc.gov.ws
Website: https://mpmc.gov.ws/divisions/immigration/

Unit in charge

Counter - Immigration Office

Mon: 09:00 - 17:00
Tue: 09:00 - 17:00
Wed: 09:00 - 17:00
Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Immigration Officer

Tel: (+685)20291/9204274

Requirements

1. FEEP Application Form 1A
FEEP Application Form 1A (original)
filled together with 2 photos to be attached
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Photographs (passport sized) of applicant (2 original )
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport Copy (Simple copy)
Copy of biodata page of valid passport
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Medical Clearance Report (original)
By medical practitioner
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Police Clearance Report (original)
no older than 12 months (from applicant + further dependents)
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Job Description (Simple copy)
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Signed Job Offer (Simple copy)
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business Licence (Simple copy)
9. Individual Employment Agreement Form
Individual Employment Agreement Form (original)
filled and signed
10. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Evidence of work experience relevant to job offered
attach all relevant documents
11. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Work references related to the proposed job
include all relevant work references
12. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Evidence of qualifactions for job offered (an authentic copy)
as confirmed prior by Samoan Qualifications Authority
13. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payroll record (one period wages of business) (Simple copy)
14. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Foreign Investment Certificate (Simple copy)
15.
Current Foreign Investment (Simple copy)
16. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Copy of P4 in relation to wage period (Simple copy)
17. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Copy of NPF receipt in relation to wage period (Simple copy)
18. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Copy of ACC receipt in relation to wage period (Simple copy)
19. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Copy of Advertisement for jobs under General Skills (Simple copy)
20. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Cover letter explaining rationale for employing a non-citizen (original)

Time frame

Processing takes up to 10 working days
Waiting time in queue: min   15mn - max  1h.
Attention at counter: min   10mn - max   15mn
Waiting time until next step: min   5 days - max   10 days

Legal justification

1. Labour and Employment Relations Act, 2013

Additional information

More information at https://www.mcil.gov.ws/services/employment/foreign-employment-employee/ and in the brochure below
Applicants will be advised when the permit has been processed
Brochure - Foreign Employment Employee Permit Brochure - Foreign Employment Employee Permit

Complaints: MPMC - Immigration Office

Entity in charge

MPMC - Immigration Office

Level 1 FMFMII Government Building; Eleele Fou , Apia
Tel: +685 20291
Email: immigration@mpmc.gov.ws
Website: https://mpmc.gov.ws/divisions/immigration/

Unit in charge

Counter - Immigration Office

Mon: 09:00 - 17:00
Tue: 09:00 - 17:00
Wed: 09:00 - 17:00
Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Siaopo Peso

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