Australian High Commission
Independent State of Samoa
Also accredited to American Samoa
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Australian High Commission, Samoa


The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade welcomes public submissions and comments on its second Consular Strategy for the period of 2017 to 2019. Submissions should address the questions identified in the Issues Paper, although comments are welcome on all relevant matters.

All submissions must be made in writing and are to be received by 18 November 2016. 


On 28 April 2016, changes were made to Australian visa processing in Samoa. For more information, please see Visas and Migration.


High Commissioner's Message


Welcome to the Australian High Commission Website.

Australia’s relations with Samoa are strong and productive, underpinned by our aid, maritime security program and the Samoa-Australia Police Partnership.

Australia and Samoa have a proud history of mutual cooperation and shared interests based on a broad and ever-expanding range of official, business and people-to-people links.

An increasing number of Australians are visiting Samoa each year as tourists and the number of Samoans travelling to Australia is also steadily increasing. Almost sixty thousand Australian citizens or residents identify themselves as of Samoan ancestry.

I am confident that the bilateral relationship between our countries will continue to flourish and deepen in the years to come and, as Australian High Commissioner, I welcome the opportunity to reinforce our already excellent bilateral relations and our fruitful cooperation.


Sue Langford
High Commissioner