Yes - A visa is required for travel to Samoa

Saturday, September 19, 2020

A valid passport and Temporary Resident Permit are required for clergymen and missionaries with theological or academic religious education who intend to go to Samoa for religious purposes.

Send these documents to Travisa


Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Samoa, with at least one blank passport page available for Samoan visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Samoa visas.


Samoa Visa Application Form:

One original Samoan visa application form. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit.


Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a photo when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.


Criminal Record:

A police report is required for ALL persons over 18 years of age coming to Samoa. It must show the applicant has no history of criminal charges resulting in a minimum of one year of sentencing, no history of deportation and not be on any alert or warning lists. If in the past 5 years you have lived for more than 1 year in another country, a police report will be required from that country as well.


Medical Requirements:

A medical report is required for ALL persons, over 16 years of age, intending to stay in Samoa for 1 year or more. (The report includes a physical examination, blood test and chest x-ray.) Your doctor must make his report on Form MPMC102 for the physical examination and blood tests, and a MPMC103 for the chest x-ray. The permit decision will delayed if the reports are not submitted. Required for all a signed doctors statement that the applicant has no health problems that would pose a risk to Samoa.


Proof of Sufficient Funds:

Proof of financial stability (bank statement within the past 3 months or sponsorship for the event/activity)


Special Instructions:

The Samoa consulate requests applications to be submitted at least 30 days before your intended travel to allow for sufficient time for processing.

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for Samoa Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

How to Apply for a Visa to Samoa

  • Review the requirements to apply for your visa
  • Gather your documents and complete the forms
  • Ship your documents to our office

Where to Apply for Your Samoan Visa

Travisa - Washington, DC
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 877-876-3266