Travelers will be assessed on a case-by-case basis before granted entry. Travelers are advised to communicate with the Samoa Health Authorities, 21 days before their planned travel at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. These travel restrictions do not apply to Samoan citizens, permanent residents, essential workers and exceptional circumstances approved by Cabinet.
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Samoa.
This does not apply to passengers younger than 18 years. Travelers from New Zealand or American Samoa may be exempt.
Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Samoa.
Travellers returning from Samoa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.
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
Visitors returning from Samoa will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.
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.
Most foreign visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Samoa. Please check the official guidelines from Samoa for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.
Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Samoa.
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Samoa.
Mask usage in Samoa is required on public transportation.
Restaurants in Samoa are closed. Bars in Samoa are closed.
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