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American Samoa Visa and Passport Requirements

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All visitors to American Samoa require a passport valid for six months, a return ticket or onward ticket, and enough funds to support their stay.

Passport Note

Pago Pago is not a port of entry to the USA; passengers proceeding to the USA must comply with the appropriate regulations.


US citizens and US nationals do not require a visa and may enter and leave American Samoa freely, but they do need a passport.

Nationals from Australia, Canada, the UK and (1) Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden are issued with a 30-day entry permit on arrival.

All other nationals intending to visit American Samoa for business or holiday are required to apply for an entry visa.


30 days, which can be extended for another 30 days at the Attorney General's office.

Application to

Attorney General's Office (tel: +1 684 633 4163).

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Diplomatic Representation

American Samoa is an External Territory of the United States of America, and is represented abroad by US Embassies - see the USA section.

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