Yes. Indians Visitors to Samoa can apply for a 90-day Visitor Permit on arrival. A visitor’s permit is issued on arrival for the purposes of holiday, business, visiting friends or family. Work is not permitted on a Visitor Permit.
Before travelling to Samoa please ensure you meet the requirements listed below:
Indians will be issued a Visitor’s Permit valid for a stay of up to 90 days. Visitors wishing to extend stay beyond the sixty (90) days covered under the Visitor's Permit must apply for an extension of their permit. All applications must be lodged at the Immigration Office in Apia before the Visitor Permit expires.
Visitors who are in Samoa and wish to apply for a further period of stay as a visitor should use the temporary residence form. To apply for this extension, you must:
A Business Visitor Permit is for persons normally employed and paid offshore who are visiting Samoa for a short visit, to visit a branch of their company, to conduct business negotiations with a Samoan company or to attend a business conference.For other business activity in Samoa, a Temporary Resident Permit is required.
Yes. The permit is valid for the whole of Samoa.
No. There is no facility to apply for a Samoa Visitor Permit in advance. Applicants must obtain the permit on arrival itself.
Indians are not liable to face a rejection. However, the above said documents are necessary to enter the country. Failure to produce any of the documents may result into rejection of the Visitor permit, thereby barring you from entering the country. The final decision to grant an entry permit is solely at the discretion of the Immigration officials at Samoa airport.
Usually, it takes around 20 minutes to get all formalities done and get the permit on arrival at Samoa. However, the time may vary depending on the peak travel period.
After landing at Samoa airport, kindly head to the Immigration counter. The immigration authorities will most likely ask basic questions about the trip and request for supporting documents. Overall, it takes about 20 to 30 minutes to issue an entry permit. The whole method is hassle-free and easy.
Applicants are strongly advised to purchase a Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the occurrence of unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss etc.
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Samoa is officially the Independent state of Samoa is known as “Western Samoa”. This ocean country is the blend of two main islands “Savaii” and “Upolu” and other four small islands. The island was discovered by “Lapita” people and they settled themselves around 3500 years ago. Samoan language and Samoan cultural identity was developed by them which is unique. On 4th July1997 government amended the constitution to change the name from “Western Samoa” to “Samoa”. Since then this island is known as Samoa. Read more
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