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Overview of U.S. Citizen Services

Overview of U.S. Citizen Services

Welcome to the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Apia, Samoa. The American Citizens Services Unit provides a range of services to U.S. citizens in Samoa, including but not limited to passport services, Consular Reports of Births and Deaths Abroad,  and Notarial services. In emergency situations, including deaths, arrests and crisis situations involving American citizens, please contact the ACS section by email (below) or telephone. Business Hours: +[685] 21631 press 0 for the operator or extension 2222, or After Hours: +[685]  7771776 and leave a message, the Duty Officer will return your call.

Americans living or traveling to Samoa should register with the U.S. Embassy in Apia. This service is now available online (see below).

For the safety of all of our customers and staff, all visitors to the Embassy must pass through security screening at our reception area before entering. Please allow time for screening before your appointment.

All applicants are expected to remain in the main waiting area until seen by the Consular officer, you will have to go through the whole screening process again if you need to step outside.

Please do not bring luggage, including backpacks, to your appointment. You will not be able to bring these items into the Embassy, and there is no storage available in our office.

Mobile telephones and other telecommunication devices, electronic recording devices, and cameras may not be taken into the Embassy. Please turn them off, and leave them with the guards at the reception area. They can be collected after your appointment.

Aerosols of any kind are prohibited, and must be left with the guards until after your appointment.

Any type of headwear, including baseball caps, must be removed while in the Embassy.