Samoa visa exemption & requirements

As of 2020, regular passport holders from 78 countries visiting Samoa for tourism purposes including Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei and Bulgaria Do Not require a visa and will be granted permission for short-term stay on arrival.
Samoa Visa Required Visa Not Required E-visa Visa On Arrival

Samoan visa exempt countries

To enter Samoa for a short term visit, citizens of the following countries are able to travel in Samoa without a visa:

Asia

Nationals from 6 countries in Asia are exempt from Samoa visa, while those from 26 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Afghanistan Visa required 60 days No Yes
Armenia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Azerbaijan Visa required 60 days No Yes
Bangladesh Visa required 60 days No Yes
Bhutan Visa required 60 days No Yes
Brunei Visa not required 60 days No No
Cambodia Visa required 60 days No Yes
China Visa not required 60 days No No
Timor-Leste Visa required 60 days No Yes
Georgia Visa required 60 days No Yes
India Visa required 60 days No Yes
Indonesia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Japan Visa required 60 days No Yes
Kazakhstan Visa required 60 days No Yes
Kyrgyzstan Visa required 60 days No Yes
Laos Visa required 60 days No Yes
Malaysia Visa not required 60 days No No
Maldives Visa required 60 days No Yes
Mongolia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Myanmar Visa required 60 days No Yes
Nepal Visa required 60 days No Yes
North Korea Visa required 60 days No Yes
Pakistan Visa not required 60 days No No
Philippines Visa required 60 days No Yes
Singapore Visa required 60 days No Yes
South Korea Visa not required 60 days No No
Sri Lanka Visa required 60 days No Yes
Tajikistan Visa required 60 days No Yes
Thailand Visa required 60 days No Yes
Turkmenistan Visa required 60 days No Yes
Uzbekistan Visa required 60 days No Yes
Vietnam Visa not required 60 days No No

Europe

Nationals from 34 countries in Europe are exempt from Samoa visa, while those from 12 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Albania Visa required 60 days No Yes
Andorra Visa not required 60 days No No
Austria Visa not required 90 days No No
Belarus Visa required 60 days No Yes
Belgium Visa not required 90 days No No
Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa not required 60 days No No
Bulgaria Visa not required 90 days No No
Croatia Visa not required 90 days No No
Cyprus Visa not required 90 days No No
Czech Republic Visa not required 90 days No No
Denmark Visa not required 90 days No No
Estonia Visa not required 90 days No No
Finland Visa not required 90 days No No
France Visa not required 90 days No No
Germany Visa not required 90 days No No
Greece Visa not required 90 days No No
Hungary Visa not required 90 days No No
Iceland Visa not required 60 days No No
Ireland Visa not required 60 days No No
Italy Visa not required 90 days No No
Latvia Visa not required 90 days No No
Liechtenstein Visa required 60 days No Yes
Lithuania Visa not required 90 days No No
Luxembourg Visa required 90 days No Yes
North Macedonia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Malta Visa not required 90 days No No
Moldova Visa not required 60 days No No
Monaco Visa required 60 days No Yes
Montenegro Visa required 60 days No Yes
Netherlands Visa not required 90 days No No
Norway Visa not required 90 days No No
Poland Visa not required 90 days No No
Portugal Visa not required 90 days No No
Romania Visa not required 90 days No No
Russia Visa not required 60 days No No
San Marino Visa required 60 days No Yes
Serbia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Slovakia Visa not required 90 days No No
Slovenia Visa not required 90 days No No
Spain Visa not required 90 days No No
Sweden Visa not required 90 days No No
Switzerland Visa not required 90 days No No
Turkey Visa required 60 days No Yes
Ukraine Visa required 60 days No Yes
United Kingdom Visa not required 60 days No No
Kosovo Visa required N/A No No

Africa

Nationals from 13 countries in Africa are exempt from Samoa visa, while those from 41 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Algeria Visa not required 60 days No No
Angola Visa required 60 days No Yes
Benin Visa required 60 days No Yes
Botswana Visa required 60 days No Yes
Burkina Faso Visa required 60 days No Yes
Burundi Visa required 60 days No Yes
Cameroon Visa required 60 days No Yes
Cape Verde Visa required 60 days No Yes
Central African Republic Visa required 60 days No Yes
Chad Visa required 60 days No Yes
Comoros Visa required 60 days No Yes
Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa not required 60 days No No
Djibouti Visa required 60 days No Yes
Egypt Visa required 60 days No Yes
Equatorial Guinea Visa required 60 days No Yes
Eritrea Visa required 60 days No Yes
Ethiopia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Gabon Visa required 60 days No Yes
Gambia Visa not required 60 days No No
Ghana Visa required 60 days No Yes
Guinea Visa required 60 days No Yes
Côte d'Ivoire Visa required 60 days No Yes
Kenya Visa required 60 days No Yes
Lesotho Visa required 60 days No Yes
Liberia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Libya Visa required 60 days No Yes
Madagascar Visa required 60 days No Yes
Malawi Visa required 60 days No Yes
Mali Visa not required 60 days No No
Mauritania Visa required 60 days No Yes
Mauritius Visa not required 60 days No No
Morocco Visa not required 60 days No No
Mozambique Visa required 60 days No Yes
Namibia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Niger Visa required 60 days No Yes
Nigeria Visa required 60 days No Yes
Rwanda Visa not required 60 days No No
São Tomé and Príncipe Visa required N/A No No
Senegal Visa required 60 days No Yes
Seychelles Visa not required 60 days No No
Sierra Leone Visa not required 60 days No No
Somalia Visa required 60 days No Yes
South Africa Visa required 60 days No Yes
Sudan Visa required 60 days No Yes
Eswatini Visa required 60 days No Yes
Tanzania Visa required 60 days No Yes
Togo Visa required 60 days No Yes
Tunisia Visa not required 60 days No No
Uganda Visa required 60 days No Yes
Zambia Visa not required 60 days No No
Zimbabwe Visa required 60 days No Yes
Republic of the Congo Visa not required 60 days No No
Guinea-Bissau Visa required 60 days No Yes
South Sudan Visa not required 60 days No No

Central America and Caribbean

Nationals from 5 countries in Central America and Caribbean are exempt from Samoa visa, while those from 15 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Antigua and Barbuda Visa required 60 days No Yes
Bahamas Visa required 60 days No Yes
Barbados Visa required 60 days No Yes
Belize Visa not required 60 days No No
Costa Rica Visa not required 60 days No No
Cuba Visa required 60 days No Yes
Dominica Visa required 60 days No Yes
Dominican Republic Visa not required 60 days No No
El Salvador Visa required 60 days No Yes
Grenada Visa required 60 days No Yes
Guatemala Visa required 60 days No Yes
Haiti Visa not required 60 days No No
Honduras Visa not required 60 days No No
Jamaica Visa required 60 days No Yes
Nicaragua Visa required 60 days No Yes
Panama Visa required 60 days No Yes
Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa required 60 days No Yes
Saint Lucia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa required 60 days No Yes
Trinidad and Tobago Visa required 60 days No Yes

South America

Nationals from 2 countries in South America are exempt from Samoa visa, while those from 10 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Argentina Visa required 60 days No Yes
Bolivia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Brazil Visa required 60 days No Yes
Chile Visa required 60 days No Yes
Colombia Visa required 60 days No Yes
Ecuador Visa required 60 days No Yes
Guyana Visa required 60 days No Yes
Paraguay Visa not required 60 days No No
Peru Visa required 60 days No Yes
Suriname Visa required 60 days No Yes
Uruguay Visa required 60 days No Yes
Venezuela Visa not required 60 days No No

Oceania

Nationals from 11 countries in Oceania are exempt from Samoa visa, while those from 2 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Australia Visa not required 60 days No No
Fiji Visa required 60 days No Yes
Kiribati Visa not required 60 days No No
Marshall Islands Visa not required 60 days No No
Micronesia Visa not required 60 days No No
Nauru Visa not required 60 days No No
New Zealand Visa not required 60 days No No
Palau Visa not required 60 days No No
Papua New Guinea Visa not required 60 days No No
Solomon Islands Visa not required 60 days No No
Tonga Visa not required 60 days No No
Tuvalu Visa not required 60 days No No
Vanuatu Visa required 60 days No Yes

Middle East

Nationals from 6 countries in Middle East are exempt from Samoa visa, while those from 7 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Bahrain Visa required 60 days No Yes
Iran Visa required 60 days No Yes
Iraq Visa not required 60 days No No
Israel Visa not required 60 days No No
Jordan Visa not required 60 days No No
Kuwait Visa required 60 days No Yes
Lebanon Visa required 60 days No Yes
Oman Visa required 60 days No Yes
Qatar Visa not required 60 days No No
Saudi Arabia Visa not required 60 days No No
Syria Visa not required 60 days No No
United Arab Emirates Visa required 60 days No Yes
Yemen Visa required 60 days No Yes

North America

Only citizens from United States do not need visas, while nationals from 2 other countrie(s) in North America are required to obtain a valid visa to enter Samoa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Canada Visa required 60 days No Yes
Mexico Visa required 60 days No Yes
United States Visa not required 60 days No No

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