FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS RECOGNITION SERVICES

SQA provides a qualifications recognition service for people with overseas qualifications wishing to live, work or study in Samoa. This service is conducted by;

  • Liaising with stakeholders, employers, students and individuals regarding recognition of international qualifications
  • Establishing appropriate levels/comparability of international qualifications on the SQF

Upon receiving an application, SQA conducts assessment of foreign qualifications to determine:

  • Whether the qualification is authentic
  • Whether the qualification met the required standard in the country of award
  • The comparable Samoa Qualification Framework level of the foreign qualification

SQA FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS RECOGNITION SERVICES FEE STRUCTURE

1. Normal Assessment- 35 Working Days

2. Fast Track 1- 20 Working Days

3. Fast Track 2- 15 Working Days