American Samoa Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
EU Yes Yes 1
USA Yes Yes No

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All visitors to American Samoa require a passport valid for six months, a return ticket or onward ticket, and enough funds to support their stay.

Passport note

Pago Pago is not a port of entry to the USA; passengers proceeding to the USA must comply with the appropriate regulations.


US citizens and US nationals do not require a visa and may enter and leave American Samoa freely, but they do need a passport.

Nationals from Australia, Canada, the UK and (1) Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden are issued with a 30-day entry permit on arrival.

All other nationals intending to visit American Samoa for business or holiday are required to apply for an entry visa.


30 days, which can be extended for another 30 days at the Attorney General's office.

Application to

Attorney General's Office (tel: +1 684 633 4163).

Embassies and tourist offices

Diplomatic Representation

American Samoa is an External Territory of the United States of America, and is represented abroad by US Embassies - see the USA section.

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Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.