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American Samoa Travel Restrictions

Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter American Samoa.

American Samoa entry details and exceptions

Travelers are not allowed to enter American Samoa. Regularly scheduled passenger flights and entry permits are suspended until further notice.


Outgoing travel to American SamoaTravelling from New Zealand to American Samoa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to American Samoa.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering American Samoa.

Details and exceptions

Travelers must quarantine for 14 days on arrival unless authorized by local authorities to leave earlier.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from American Samoa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from American Samoa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from American Samoa will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for American Samoa

Masks:Recommended in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter American Samoa. Please check the official guidelines from American Samoa for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter American Samoa.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter American Samoa.

  • Mask usage in American Samoa is recommended in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in American Samoa are closed. Bars in American Samoa are closed.

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