COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  01/22/22 COVID-19 Information: UPDATE 1/22/22 For U.S. Citizens: The Government of Samoa has announced a full lockdown for all of Samoa effective at 18:00 on January 22.   The move is in response to 15 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases.  All positive cases are currently in isolation.  During the lockdown, all residents are advised to remain at home …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee to Increase on December 27, 2021

Passport Fee to Increase on December 27, 2021   Effective December 27, 2021, the passport security surcharge fee will increase by USD 20.  For minor passport applicants who use Form DS-11, the new fee is USD 135 or SAT 350.  For adults renewing their passports using Form DS-82, the new fee is USD 130 or SAT 340.  For adults …

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Federal Voting Assistance Program

Absentee Voting New absentee voting laws went into effect in 2012. You will no longer automatically receive ballots based on a previous absentee ballot request. All U.S. citizens outside the United States who want to vote by absentee ballot must complete a new Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) every year if they wish to vote …

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U.S. Elections 2016

U.S. Citizen based overseas? Visit  fvap.gov  for voting information. “The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.” –President Lyndon B. Johnson (1963–1969) The fifty-eighth United States Presidential Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. …

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