- Reviewed: 19 March 2020, 13:55 NZDT
- Still current at: 17 January 2021
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is not issuing a specific travel advisory for Samoa at this time.
Novel coronavirus (Covid-19)
For travel advice and information about the coronavirus please see our news feature on the coronavirus here.
Effective from 2 March 2020 Samoa has reduced the frequency of international flights from New Zealand to Samoa. Contact your airline, travel agent, accommodation provider and travel insurance provider to confirm your travel and related arrangements. Airlines and other travel providers will have the most up-to-date information about flight availability.
Effective from 2 March 2020 Travellers entering Samoa from or transiting through all ports in New Zealand are required to undergo medical examination by a Registered Medical Practitioner within three days before arrival. This medical clearance report will be required for check-in prior to issuing of boarding passes.
Samoa recently experienced a measles outbreak. Please read our measles information before travelling.
New Zealanders travelling or living in Samoa should have comprehensive medical and travel insurance policies in place that include provision for medical evacuation by air.
New Zealanders in Samoa are advised to register their details with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The New Zealand High Commission Apia, Samoa
Street Address Beach Road, Apia, Samoa Postal Address PO Box 1876, Apia, Samoa Telephone +685 21 711 Alternate Telephone +685 21 712, +685 21 713, +685 21 714 Fax +685 20 086 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site http://www.nzembassy.com/samoa Hours Mon - Fri 0800 - 1600 hrs
See our regional advice for the Pacific
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New Zealand High Commission Samoa
Beach Road, Apia, Samoa
Telephone: +685 21 711
Alternate Telephone: +685 21 712, +685 21 713, +685 21 714
Fax: +685 20 086
Hours: Mon - Fri 0800 - 1600 hrs