Samoan visa for Australian citizens

A visa is NOT required for Australian passport holders visiting Samoa for a short-term stay: 60 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Australian citizens to enter Samoa for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 60 days
Evisa Samoa e-visa for Australian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Samoa visa on arrival for Australian citizens Not Available

Samoa tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Australian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Samoa.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Samoa.

If you are looking for Samoa visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Australia, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Samoa nearest your place of residence.

  • Fukuoka: The Honorary Consulate of in Fukuoka, ~ 7902.14 kilometers (4910.16 mi) away from Canberra, Australia. (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 35 minutes).
  • Tokyo: The Embassy of in Tokyo, ~ 7948.92 kilometers (4939.23 mi) away from Canberra, Australia. (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 35 minutes).

Samoa visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Samoa diplomatic mission offices to Australia for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Australia traveling to Samoa from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Australia) estimated Change (%)
2008 31,458 N/A
2009 32,755 4.12%
2010 31,458 -3.96%
2011 34,052 8.25%
2012 30,809 -9.52%
2013 33,079 7.37%
2014 32,106 -2.94%
2015 32,431 1.01%
2016 32,106 -1.00%
2017 31,458 -2.02%
2018 32,106 2.06%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Samoa & Australia comparison

Samoa's area is approximately 2,830 km2 (1,092 sq mi), while the area of Australia is approximately 7,682,300 km2 (2,966,151 sq mi). This means Australia is 2714.59 times bigger than Samoa.

As of June 2021, Samoa's population is ~259601 people - 39,089,863 fewer people than the population of Australia.

We have highlighted Samoa & Australia’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Samoa Australia Difference
Population (est 2021) 259,601 39,349,464 39.1 million fewer people live in Samoa than Australia
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 3 136 Samoa has 133 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Australia.
Travel freedom (2021) 94 130 Samoa passport holders visit 36 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 13 319 Samoan hosts 306 fewer foreign missions than Australia.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Australia travel to Samoa in one year?

The number of visitors from Australia visiting Samoa in 2018 was approximately 32,106.

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