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Samoa Travel Restrictions

100.00% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from the United States, regardless of vaccination status, will not be allowed to enter Samoa.

Samoa entry details and exceptions

Traveling to Samoa will be granted on a case-by-case basis.

Travellers are advised to send email to enquiries@health.gov.ws or samoahealth.travelenquiries@gmail.com 21 days prior to traveling to the country for clarification.


Outgoing travel to SamoaTraveling from the United States to Samoa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 48 hours before departing to Samoa.

Details and exceptions
Travelers are required to present a hard copy of vaccine certificate. Otherwise, they will be denied boarding the plane to Samoa.
Documents to be presented prior to boarding must be in the English language.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Samoa.

Documents
Must be completed 72 hours before departure to Samoa.
Mandatory to download.
Mandatory to download.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Samoa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Samoa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Samoa are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Samoa

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

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