Foreign Employee Employment Permit

Permit / Pemita Faigaluega o Tagata Faigaluega Mai Fafo

IROSH is responsible for effective and efficient Foreign Employee Employment Permit (‘FEEP’) services through implementation the following duties:

  • Accurately and timely analyse labour workforce demand and supply to inform the assessment and issuance of EPs in accordance with PART IX of the Labour and Employment Relations Act 2013 (‘Act’);
  • Monitor compliance of employers and employees issued with Samoa Work Permits;

Is it pertinent that any non-citizen wishing to work in Samoa apply to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour for a valid Employment Permit.  A permit granted may be subject to such conditions as the Minister considers appropriate; and is only valid for a maximum of two (2) years.


Foreign Employment Permit Form

Individual Employment Agreement

Foreign Employment Checklist

Foreign Employment Permit Application Form

FEEP application form

FEEP Checking list

Individual Employment Agreement

Process for the operations of the Foreign Employment Permit


The Mandates for Industrial Relations are listed below.
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