Public Service Announcement - ASDOH (as of February 7, 2020

Travel Advisory


EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY


FLIGHTS TO AND FROM SAMOA:

US Passport holders and American Samoa residents traveling to Samoa and returning will NOT be required to stay in Samoa for 14 Days and acquire a health exam.


ALL travelers including US Passport holders and American Samoa permanent residents, going beyond Samoa (i.e. Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, etc...) must adhere to the following before returning:


(1) - Spend 14 days in Samoa;

(2) - Acquire a health exam ONLY from the Ministry of Health (MOH) 3 days (day 11 of the 14 days) before entry;

(3) - Provide proof of MMR vaccination 14 days before entry;

(4) - Independent State of Samoa requirement: travelers transiting from the Hawaiian Air flight are required to obtain a health exam clearance 3 days before traveling to Samoa.


FLIGHTS TO AND FROM TONGA:

US Passport holders and American Samoa residents traveling to Tonga will NOT be required to stay in Tonga for 14 Days and acquire a health exam.


ALL travelers including US Passport holders and American Samoa permanent residents, going beyond Tonga (i.e. Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, etc...) must adhere to the following before returning:


(1) - Spend 14 days in Tonga;

(2) - Acquire a health exam 3 days (day 11 of the 14 days) before entry;


Travelers going to Hawaii are not subject to any requirements at this time.


Required documents for DOH Clearance

  • All Entry Permits will adhere to a 30-day-processing period

  • Signed ENTRY PERMIT Immigration form

  • Health Exam clearance ONLY from MOH in Samoa 3 days before entry

  • Valid copy of passport and copies of passport pages showing stamps at ports of entry and departure in the past 30 days before arriving

  • Proof of MMR vaccination 14 days before entry

  • Copy of roundtrip ticket


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