Samoa Immigration

Samoa Immigration aims to protect Samoa and its people through:

  • the effective management of Samoa’s borders;
  • ensuring compliance with entry permit regulations;
  • the creation of high integrity travel documentation; and
  • continuous assessment and improvement of Immigration services

For more information, please visit the Samoa Immigration website: www.samoaimmigration.gov.ws

Information on Visa for Each Country

The following list of visa requirements is applicable to Samoan passport holders travelling on official purposes only. For further visa information, including visa application forms and up-to-date visa fees, please click on the website links/email addresses provided
CountryOrdinary Passport HolderOfficial Passport HolderDiplomatic Passport Holder Nearest Mission/High Commision to process visawebsite Links
ArgentinaYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.arg.org.nz
AustraliaYesYesYesApia, Samoawww.immi.gov.au
AustriaNo (for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period) No (for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period) No (for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period) Canberra, Australia
BangladeshYesYesYesCanberra, Australia
BelgiumNo (for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period) No (for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period) No (for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period) Canberra, Australia http://diplomatie.belgium.be/australia
BrazilYesYesYesWellington, New Zealand www.brazil.org.nz "
BruneiYesYesYesCanberra, Australia www.brunei.org.au
CambodiaYesYesYesCanberra, Australia http://www.embassyofcambodia.org.nz/au.htm
CanadaNo (Visitors visiting Canada do not require a visa. However those travelling to work or study require visa)NoNoWellington, New Zealandwww.cic.gc.ca
ChileYesYesYesWellington, New Zealand http://chile.gob.cl/nueva-zelanda/en
ChinaYesNo(hand carry official letter)No(hand carry official letter)Apia, Samoaemail: tce@samoa.ws
ColombiaNoNoNoAuckland, New Zealandemail: pngnz@globe.net.nz
Costa RicaNo(less than 30 days stay or when in transit)NoNoSydney, Australiawww.mzu.czech-sydney
CyprusYesYesYesCanberra, Australiawww.mfa.gov.cy/highcomcanberra
Czech RepublicYesYesYesSydney, Australiawww.mzu.czech-sydney
DenmarkYesYesYesNew Zealandwww.danishconslatenz.org.nz
EqyptYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.mfa.gov.eg
FijiNoNoNoSuva, Fijiwww.immigration.gov.fj
FranceYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.ambafrance-nz.org
GermanyYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.wellington.diplo.de
GhanaYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandhttp://ghanacg.co.nz/Services.html
GreeceYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandnikosp@xtra.co.nz
HungaryYesYesYesSydney, Australia www.mfa.gov.hu/emb/canberra
IndiaYes (online visa application form must be completed online.)Yes (online visa application form must be completed online)Yes (online visa application form must be completed online)Wellington, New Zealandwww.hicomind.org.nz
IndonesiaYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.indonesianembassy.org.nz
IsraelYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.wellington.mfa.gov.il
ItalyYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.ambwellington.esteri.it
JapanYesYesYesApia, Samoawww.nz.emb-japan.go.jp
KenyaNo(for maximum of 30 days stay)NoNoCanberra, Australiawww.kenya.asn.au
LatviaYesYesYesAuckland, New Zealandwww.bfm.admin.ch
MalaysiaNo(do not require a visa to visit for 2 months)NoNoWellington, New Zealandwww.kln.gov.my
MaltaYesYesYesCanberra, Australiamaltahighcommission.canberra@gov.mt
Marshall IslandsYesYesNoSuva, Fijiemail: agooffice@ntamar.net
MexicoYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.sre.gob.mx
MongoliaYesYesYesCanberra, Australiawww.mongolianembassy.org.au
MoroccoYesYesYesCanberra, Australiaemail: sifmacan@morocoembassy.org.au
NetherlandsYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.newzealand.nlembassy.org
New ZealandYesYesYesApia, Samoawww.immigration.govt.nz
NorwayYesYesYesCanberra, Australiawww.norway.org.au
Papua New GuineaYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.pngnz.org/
PhillipinesYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.philembassy.org.nz
Republic of KoreaNo(do not require a visa for the 30 days)YesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.nzl-wellington.mofat.go.kr
RussiaYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.newzealand.mid.ru
Saudi ArabiaYesYesYesCanberra, Australiawww.embassies.mofa.gov.sa
SingaporeYesNoNoWellington, New Zealandwww.mfa.gov.sg/wellington
South AfricaYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandemail: wellington.dirco.gov.za
SpainYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.eda.admin.ch
Sri LankaYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.mea.gov.lk
St. LuciaYesYesYesWashington DC, United Stateswww.sisitslu.com
SwitzerlandYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.eda.admin.ch
TaiwanYesYesYesSydney, Australiawww.teco.org.au
TurkeyYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandembassy.wellington@mfa.tr
Papua New GuineaYesYesYesWellington, New ZealandEmail: pngnz@globe.net.nz
PeruYesYesYesAuckland, New Zealandembperu@xtra.co.nz
PhillipinesYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.philembassy.org.nz
PortugalYesYesYesAuckland, New Zealandauckland@dgaccp.pt
Russian FederationYesYesyESWellington, New Zealandwww.newzealand.mid.ru
TanzaniaYesYesYesMelbourne, Australiahttp://www.tanzaniaconsul.org
ThailandYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.mfa.go.th
TrinidadNoNoNoNew York, United Stateswww.ttcgnewyork.com
TurkeyYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandemail: embassy.wellington@mfa.gov.tr
United KingdomYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.ukinnewzealand.fco.gov.uk/
United States of AmericaYes (online visa application form must be completed online)Yes (online visa application form must be completed online)Yes (online visa application form must be completed online)Apia, Samoasamoa.usembassy.gov/
UkraineYesYesYesCanberra, Australiawww.ukrain.embassycanberra.com
VenezuelaYesYesYesCanberra, Australiawww.venezuela-emb.org.au/
VietnamYesYesYesWellington, New Zealandwww.vietnamembassy-newzealand.org