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Samoa Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
Australian Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
USA Yes Yes No
EU Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No


A passport valid for six months beyond the date of departure from Samoa is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas for Samoa are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to 60 days, provided you hold confirmed onward tickets and proof of sufficient funds to support your stay.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy/high commission/honorary consulate to check visa requirements for Samoa.

Extension of stay

To extend the 60 days covered by the visitor permit, you must apply at the immigration office in Apia (

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

Permanent Mission of Samoa to the United Nations in the USA

Telephone: (212) 599 6196.
Address: , 800 2nd Avenue, Suite 400J, New York, 10017,
Opening times:

Embassy of Samoa in Belgium

There is no Samoan Embassy in the UK.

Telephone: (02) 660 8454.
Address: , 20 avenue de l'Oree, Brussels, B-1000 ,
Opening times:
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