Visiting Samoa


All non-Samoan passport holders (except American Samoa passport holders) may enter and stay in Samoa on a visitors visa up to 60 days. This visitor’s visa is issued on arrival at the airport. The following are necessary to facilitate travel :

  • Passport must be valid for 6 months after intended departure from Samoa;
  • Return or onward travel ticket from Samoa;
    • Valid visa or permit for entry into the country to which you will travel from Samoa; and
    • Provide information on accommodation arrangements in Samoa
For genuine reasons, visitors may apply to the Immigration Office in Apia to extend their permit while in Samoa. 


Tourism Information

You will find the information from the links below useful for your planning and travel to Samoa:

Samoa Tourism Authority Website:

Samoa Immigration Website:

Samoan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade:

For specific information, contact the relevant agent(s) above or the Embassy.

Don’t forget, there are a few outlined requirements for visitors if you want to drive a vehicle or motorcycle in Samoa. All international visitors require a temporary driving licence. You can find this information at

Samoa Tourism Authority European Office

Mr Sebastian Sarrasin
Travel Trade Manager
Account Director
Samoa Tourism Authority – European Office
tel: +44 (0) 208 877 4512
mob: +44 (0) 7831 496 961