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Visa & Passport

Entry Requirements

Before travelling to Samoa please ensure you meet the requirements listed below:

  • Have a return onward ticket
  • Possess a passport valid for a minimum of six (6) months after the intended date of departure from Samoa
  • Have a valid visa or permit for entry into the country to which they will travel from Samoa
  • State accommodation arrangements
  • Have documented evidence of sufficient funds for self-support
  • Have no record or deportation from other countries
  • Have no health problems that would pose a risk to Samoa
  • Have no history of criminal charges resulting in a minimum of one year sentencing
  • Not appear on any alert or warning lists

Extending a Visitor's Permit

Persons wishing to extend stay beyond the sixty (60) days covered under the Visitor's Permit must apply for an extension of their permit. All applications must be lodged at the Immigration Office in Apia before the Visitor Permit expires.

Samoa Passport Application

Passport Application Form (477KB)

Birth Certificate Application

Birth Certificate Application Form (190KB)

Entry Form for Samoan Holding Foreign Passport

Entry Form for Samoan Holding Foreign Passport(195KB)

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All passport and birth certificate applications should be lodged with our Consulate Office in Auckland. Click here for Consulate Office details

Further Information

Further information, including travel, can be found on our 'links' page. Click here to view our links page