Flights to Samoa currently operate direct from Auckland with Air New Zealand, Sydney/Brisbane with Qantas, Nadi (Fiji) and Honolulu (Hawaii) with Fiji Airways.
The ongoing emergence of different COVID-19 variants AND other Infectious Diseases of International Concern (e.g. Monkeypox) with imminent global spread requires the need for precaution at our international borders.
As per Cabinet Directive dated 22nd September 2022:
1. All Travel restrictions for COVID-19 are now lifted.
2. All Passengers and Crew are no longer required to present vaccination cards/certificates or undergo pre-departure testing for COVID-19 before boarding.
3. Upon Arrival into Samoa:
The Ministry of Health appreciates your full cooperation and patience as we work together in minimizing the spread of COVID 19 in Samoa.
Click here to download a copy of the updated travel advice.
All foreign passport holders (except US Nationals of American Samoa) are issued a gratis ninety (90) days Visitor’s Permit upon arrival in Samoa, assuming that they meet the following requirements:
Extending a Visitor’s Permit
Persons wishing to extend their stay in Samoa beyond the ninety (90) 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’s Permit expires.