Australian Migration Centre
Sri Lanka Office:
5/6, Railway Avenue, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Australian Migration Centre
Mon - Sat 8.30am to 5.00pm Closed on Sunday.
(Closed on Mercantile Holidays)

Company Overview

Welcome to Australian Migration Centre

The core business of the Australian Migration Centre (AMC) is facilitating migration, specializing in Australian PR migration services thereby assisting a vast number of families to successfully relocate to Australia on various types of visas.

AMC is proud to highlight that we are the largest migration service provider in Sri Lanka, handling the highest number of offshore skilled migration visa lodgments. Also, AMC has its presence in the Middle East, offering highly skilled professionals in the region to move to Australia on permanent basis.

AMC upholds exceedingly high standards of service delivery and veracity of documentation at each and every level of interaction with clients, thereby ensuring a superior and honest service to all clientele. We believe in enforcing the migration law at all levels and will at no point deviate from its practices and policies, when assessing each individual’s eligibility to migrate to Australia.

It is mandatory that all migration advisers and consultants are registered with the migration agents registration authority (MARA), which is the governing body of migration professionals. MARA is consistently overlooking all migration agents activities and administered by the Department of Immigration and Boarder Petrol (DIBP). All migration consultants must hold a current practicing license and the process of licensing is subject to annual study of immigration law and practices, maintain ethical practice and is open to Australian citizens and residents.

MARA Code of conduct

At AMC, we employ two renowned MARA registered migration consultants that have a collective practice of over 22 years. AMC works with one of the world’s largest law firms which employees a number of well experienced Solicitors and Migration Agents to cater the needs of special cases.

Meet Our Team

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Hemantha Punchihewa

Migration Consultant (MARN 0209063)

One of the leading migration consultants,

primarily catering to the Sri Lankan community both in and outside Sri Lanka, Hemantha holds an immigration practicing license from the MARA (Migration Agents Registration Authority, no 0209063). By profession a Migration Consultant Hemantha has over 15 years of experience in the industry and hold a practicing MARA license since 2002. While specializing in Skilled Migration, he has a wealth of experience and knowledge in Spouse, Parent, Student and Business visa categories.

His employment at Sirva International, H&S Associates and Australian Migration Centre has helped further enhance his knowledge as a Migration Consultant. Hemantha possesses the talent of successfully dealing with culturally diverse societies which has come about through his work experience where in his day-to-day duties he deals with individuals from various social backgrounds. In addition his flexible nature and attitude helps him to adapt to new environments quickly.

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Surani Punchihewa

Migration Consultant (MARN 0426579)

Surani completed her primary studies at,

Sirimavo Bandaranayake Vidyalaya and moved to Visaka Vidyalaya for her secondary studies. After completing her G C E Advanced level in the stream of languages, she moved to Tokyo for her post secondary education. Surani completed a Bachelor of Japanese from Kyorin University and later on was excepted by prestigious Waseda University in Tokyo to do a Masters in International Relations. After completing 7 years of education in Japan, she moved to Melbourne. Surani was a Japanese teacher, a program coordinator for a Bilingual Japanese program in and headed the Japanese teaching at Wesley College in Melbourne.

Her career move towards migration consultation began with her Husband’s starting up a Migration services Business in Melbourne. She joined her husband as a full fledged migration consultant after completing education in Migration Law. Surani is a registered with the MARA (Migration Agents Registration Authority) in Australia, and currently is in her 13th year of practice. She is the sole female registered consultant, permanently based in Sri Lanka and has provided migration services to thousands of people seeking advice in Australian laws and procedures. Her current designation is the Consultant to the Australian Migration Centre.

About Australia

Australian Migration Centre

Strong Economy, Abundant job opportunities, Unbeatable living conditions are synonymous with this vibrant Country we all know as the Lucky Country.

Australia has one of the world’s most advanced migration systems, and a program that attracts thousands of legitimate migrants annually. Among the people who come to Australia for work, most come under permanent visas that are offered through the General Skilled Migration (GSM) program. Australia is the most popular destination among skilled migrants for various reasons. As everyone is aware, Australia ranks highest among the nations paying a very high level of salaries for skilled professionals. Not to ignore the fact that employee rights are well protected by government regulations and Australians enjoy a quality of life that is considered as one of the most regarded in the world. Most of all, everyone who lives in Australia on a permanent basis has access to world class health and education systems.

Benefits of having Permanent Residency in Australia

Whether permanently moving or just considering as an option for future plans, you can enjoy all the benefits below (not exhaustive),

Social Benefit
Australian income support system states that only Australian residents qualify for social security. There is no waiting period for family assistance payments – income supplements intended to assist families with the cost of raising children (such as Family Tax Benefit).
Health Benefit
As a PR holder, you’ll immediately receive free medical care as part of the Australian government’s basic insurance package. Australia has one of the best healthcare systems in the world with an excellent balance of public healthcare (Medicare) and a thriving private health sector.
Australian offers diversity in its Education system. All permanent residents have access to free public schools. As a PR holder, you only pay from half to a third of overseas-student tuition fees and you’ll qualify for various government grants.
Australian network of transport links and telecommunications is first-rate. Australia has one of the highest per capita usage of Internet and telecommunication devices in the world (
In a globalize economy, language skills are a key workforce advantage. Although Australia is an English-speaking country, more than 4.1 million of its people speak a second language.
Australian Migration Centre