Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)
Entry to Samoa
Following the removal of restrictions, Samoa’s international borders are open to all from 22 September.
Travellers must complete the arrival health declaration form prior to landing in Samoa. Passengers are advised to wear face masks at all times. They should inform a healthcare provider if they feel ill after arriving in Samoa. Travellers should check the Ministry of health website for changes to COVID-19 entry requirements.
Regular entry requirements
Visas are not needed for stays of up to 60 days. As a visitor you must have an onward or return ticket and a valid visa (if needed) for the next country to which you’re travelling. Requests for an extension of your stay must be made to the local Immigration Office. Further information on entry requirements can be found on the Samoa Immigration Department’s website.
A visa is needed for visits of longer than 60 days. Applications for visas can be made at Samoa’s overseas missions in Brussels, Wellington, Auckland, Canberra or New York, or to the Immigration Office at the Prime Minister’s Department (PO Box L1861, Apia, Samoa).
Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of six months from the date of entry into Samoa.
Yellow fever certificate requirements
Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.
All visitors (including children over 11 years) need to pay a departure tax of $ST 40.