Select a visa category below to find the visa issuance fee, number of entries, and validity period for visas issued to applicants from this country*/area of authority.
Visa Classification: The type of nonimmigrant visa you are applying for.
Fee: The reciprocity fee, also known as the visa issuance fee, you must pay. This fee is in addition to the nonimmigrant visa application fee (MRV fee).
Number of Entries: The number of times you may seek entry into the United States with that visa. "M" means multiple times. If there is a number, such as "One", you may apply for entry one time with that visa.
Validity Period: This generally means the visa is valid, or can be used, from the date it is issued until the date it expires, for travel with that visa. If your Validity Period is 60 months, your visa will be valid for 60 months from the date it is issued.
Available from the Registrar General of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Adoptions, Department of Justice, Apia. Requests for birth certificates must include the child's name, place of birth, date of birth, parents' names, and sex of child. There may be fees for these services.
Available. Fee payable: $5.
American Samoa Government
Office of Vital Records Office
P.O. Box 6894
Pago Pago, AS 96799
Phone : 684-633-1405 and 6
Divorce Decrees: $5
High Court of American Samoa
Tutuila, Pago Pago,AS 96799
American Samoan Police Dept. of Public Safety
P.O. Box 4567
Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
Ph: (684) 633-1111
Available from the Registrar General of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Adoptions, Department of Justice, Apia. There may be fees for these services.
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Available from the Commissioner of Police, P.O. Box 53, Apia, Attention: C.R.O. There may be a fee for this service.
On July 1, 2003, some Samoan diplomatic and consular establishments began issuing regular (tourist) passports with a new, more secure, design. The Samoan government began issuing these passports in Apia on July 15. The new design passports are ICAO standards-compliant. Equipment for printing machine-readable version of these documents should be on-line in Apia and at the Samoan Consulate General in Auckland in October.
The new passport series begins with number T161001 and will end at T171000. The new passports come in both 36 and 48 page books. Their design retains the blue cover with gold embossed national crest of the former design. Interior pages have watermarks and carry a printed image of the national crest against a background of curved lines. The prayer page (printed on the interior of the back cover) and the signature page (page 1) contain lines of micro printing. A security laminate with UV features covers the bio-data page. The new passports do not employ intaglio printing. Presently, bio-data sheets are being printed separately and inserted on the bio-data page along with the bearer's photograph before the laminate is applied. In October, when Samoan authorities begin to issue machine-readable passports, bearer information will be printed directly onto the bio-data page.
The Samoan government has discontinued issuance of the Samoan Government Printing Office-produced documents on which it has relied since March to supplement the dwindling stock of passports from its previous supplier. The government will soon begin to recall the Printing Office-produced documents, which have no standard security features, and which were issued in Apia in the number sequences T158501-T161000 and T171001-T171-500.
Emergency, Diplomatic and Official visas may be processed by the U.S. Embassy in Apia, Samoa. Applications for nationals of Western Samoa are processed by the U.S. Consulate General in Auckland, New Zealand.