Immigrate to Australia from Samoa
Immigration to Australia from Samoa has grown at a yearly rate of 11.88%, making it one of the biggest migration routes for skilled human capital in the World. Over 300,000 Citizens of Samoa now call Australia their permanent home.
Reasons to Immigrate to Australia from Samoa
There are many reasons to Immigrate to Australia from Samoa including:
- Australia has one of the highest GDPs in the World
- Leading Healthcare
- Best in Class Education
- Thousands of Miles of Sandy Beaches
- A relaxed pace of life
- Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane are ranked as some of the most liveable cities in the World
Here at Australia Made Simple we’ve helped advise many individuals and families on their move to Australia from Samoa.
Australian Immigration has a non-discrimination policy. This means that applicants from Samoa are treated fairly, and with the same respect as applicants from every other Country in the World.
How to Immigrate out of Samoa to Australia
There are a range of Australia Visas available to Citizens of Samoa moving to Australia, ranging from Employer Sponsored Visas through to the Skilled Migration subclass 189, 190 and 491 Visas.
Most applicants from Samoa to Australia are searching Australian Permanent Residency Visas
The 189 and 190 visa classes are available to Citizens of Samoa providing they meet certain strict requirements and score the requisite number of points. The minimum points score for applicants from Samoa is 65.
189 and 190 Visa Holders from Samoa enjoy the following benefits:
- Live and work in Australia
- Enter and leave the Country at will
- Access to Health Service (Medicare)
- Education for Children
- Full access to Financial Services
Can Citizens of Samoa Get an Australian Citizenship
189 and 190 visa holders from Samoa can convert their Permanent Residency visas to full Australian Citizenship.
The 491 visa is a Skilled Work Regional visa and has 14,000 places allocated per year. It is valid for five years can convert into full Permanent Residency status. The 491 is available to Citizens of Samoa who must be aged under 45 and hold a skills assessment.
Coordinates: 13°35′S 172°20′W / 13.583°S 172.333°W / -13.583; -172.333
Samoa (/səˈmoʊə/), officially the Independent State of Samoa (Samoan: Malo Saʻoloto Tutoʻatasi o Sāmoa; Samoan: Sāmoa, IPA: [ˈsaːmoa]) and, until 4 July 1997, known as Western Samoa, is a country consisting of two main islands, Savai’i and Upolu, and four smaller islands (Manono, Apolima, Fanuatapu, and Namua). The capital city is Apia. The Lapita people discovered and settled the Samoan Islands around 3,500 years ago. They developed a unique Samoan language and Samoan cultural identity.
How to Immigrate to Australia from Samoa
- Identify an Occupation in Demand
- Score at least 65 on the Australian Points list
- Secure a Positive Skills Assessment
- Take an English Test
- Lodge an Expression of Interest
- Receive an Invitation to Apply
- Lodge Formal Application
- Do Police Checks
- Complete Medical Checks
- Receive a PR Visa
Australia Made Simple has an enviable success rate helping Citizens from Samoa Immigrate to the land Down Under.
Timeframe to Immigrate to Australia from Samoa
We anticipate it will take around 12 months from start to finish for a successful application to immigrate to Australia from Samoa.
Author: Alex Mac, Senior Partner, Australia Made Simple
Contact: ONLINE VISA ASSESSMENT