Samoa Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Samoa
Capital city: Apia
Currency: Tala (WST)
Local time: GMT + 13
Telephone code: + 685
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by persons over 21 years of age:- 200 cigarettes or 250 grams of cigars/cheroots/cigarillos or 250 grams of other tobacco; - ... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

A permit from the Ministry of Police is required. This also applies to fireworks and related goods.... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information


Animals must be accompanied by permit from the Department of Agriculture Apia, Samoa and veterinarian's certificate of health before departure to S... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Samoa.... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Samoan Tala-WST) and foreign cu... More information

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