Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.
Reconsider travel to Samoa due to COVID-19-related restrictions.
Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Samoa.
CDC-compliant testing for COVID-19 is either not available or the results are not reliably available within one calendar day of testing. Travelers should expect delays returning to the United States. Commercial transportation to/from Samoa is not available or only sporadically available. It may be difficult to enter or leave the country, and travelers should expect delays entering Samoa and/or returning to the United States. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Samoa.
If you decide to travel to Samoa:
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before planning any international travel, and read the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for country-specific COVID-19 information.
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
Review the Country Security Report for Samoa.
Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.
Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.