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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  07/26/21 FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION FROM THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC), VISIT  CORONAVIRUS.GOV COVID-19 Information: ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may ...
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U.S. Passport Renewal Applications – online fee payment option

ANNOUNCEMENT:  Beginning April 16, 2021, U.S. Embassy Apia will begin accepting online fee payments for adult U.S. passport renewal applications.  Paying online allows you to mail your application to the U.S. Embassy Apia without the need to apply in person.  Qualifying adult passport renewal applicants may pay the $110 passport renewal fee online via U.S. ...
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Grants Program – General Notice of Funding Opportunity

MORE DETAILS & APPLY HERE!! The U.S. Embassy Samoa Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.  Please carefully follow ...
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Fact Sheet: President Biden to Take Action on Global Health through Support of COVAX and Calling for Health Security Financing

From Whitehouse.gov. As the virus continues to spread throughout the world, and with new variants emerging, the facts are clear that it is critical that we vaccinate as many people as possible, as quickly as possible. Tomorrow at the G7, the President will announce that he is taking concrete steps to improve the health and the safety ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  07/26/21 FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION FROM THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC), VISIT  CORONAVIRUS.GOV COVID-19 Information: ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Virtual Astronaut Talk For Students

U.S. Embassy Apia, in partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), hosted a virtual event with American astronaut Christina Koch on July 16.  The event included 100 students ages 10 – 16 from Vaiala Beach School, Manumalo Baptist School, Samoa Primary School, Faatuatua Christian College, Le Amosa Preparatory School, Pesega College, Adventist School, ...
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Embassy hosts screening of Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon

U.S. Embassy Apia was thrilled to host a screening of Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon at the American Corner. After the film, participants were also treated to a Masterclass in which the film’s writers and creators shared stories about their experiences bringing the film to life. The day was filled with laughter and excitement ...
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International Visitor Leadership Program recipients congratulated

U.S. Embassy Apia congratulates representatives from the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Labour for their successful participation in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). On June 28, Chargé d’Affaires Jonathan Lee Yoo presented Charity Malaga, Camelita Tautunu, and Faanuu Lameko with certificates of completion recognizing their participation in an IVLP exchange ...
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