Samoan visa for Vanuatuan citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Vanuatuan passport holders visiting Samoa for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Vanuatuan citizens to enter Samoa for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Samoa e-visa for Vanuatuan citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Samoa visa on arrival for Vanuatuan citizens Eligible

Samoa tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Vanuatuan 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 Vanuatu, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Samoa nearest your place of residence.

  • Tokyo: The Embassy of in Tokyo, ~ 6356.94 kilometers (3950.02 mi) away from Port Vila, Vanuatu. (Working hours: Close now. Open in 6 hours 14 minutes).
  • Fukushima: The Honorary Consulate of in Fukushima, ~ 6436.44 kilometers (3999.42 mi) away from Port Vila, Vanuatu. (Working hours: Close now Lunch time ).

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Vanuatu) estimated Change (%)
2008 12 N/A
2009 12 0.00%
2010 12 0.00%
2011 12 0.00%
2012 13 8.33%
2013 12 -7.69%
2014 12 0.00%
2015 13 8.33%
2016 13 0.00%
2017 15 15.38%
2018 16 6.67%

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

Samoa & Vanuatu comparison

Samoa's area is approximately 2,830 km2 (1,092 sq mi), while the area of Vanuatu is approximately 12,190 km2 (4,706 sq mi). This means Vanuatu is 4.31 times bigger than Samoa.

As of June 2021, Samoa's population is ~259965 people - 391,333 fewer people than the population of Vanuatu.

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

Samoa Vanuatu Difference
Population (est 2021) 259,965 651,298 391333 fewer people live in Samoa than Vanuatu
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 3 8 Samoa has 5 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Vanuatu.
Travel freedom (2021) 94 97 Samoa passport holders visit 3 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 13 10 Samoan hosts 3 more foreign missions than Vanuatu.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Vanuatu visiting Samoa in 2018 was approximately 16.

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