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

Contact us

Contact us

Australian High Commission, Samoa

Address: Beach Rd, Apia

Postal address: PO Box 704, Apia, SAMOA

Email: apia.admin@dfat.gov.au

Telephone: +685 23411

Facsimile: +685 23159

Opening Hours

The Australian High Commission, Samoa is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.30pm.

The High Commission will observe the following public holidays in 2017:

  • Tuesday 1 January 2019 – New Year’s Day
  • Monday 28 January 2019 – Australia Day (in-lieu)
  • Friday 19 April 2019 – Good Friday
  • Monday 22 April 2019 – Easter Monday
  • Thursday 25 April 2019 – ANZAC Day
  • Monday 13 May 2019 – Mother’s Day (Samoa)
  • Monday 3 June 2019 – Samoan Independence Day (in lieu)
  • Monday 12 August 2019 – Father’s Day (Samoa)
  • Monday 14 October 2019 – Lotu-a-Tamaiti - White Sunday (Children’s Day)
  • Wednesday 25 December 2019 – Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December 2019 – Boxing Day
  • Friday 27 December 2019 – Additional DFAT Holiday
  • Monday 30 December 2019 – Additional DFAT Holiday
  • Tuesday 31 December 2019 – Additional DFAT Holiday

Consular services

The Australian High Commission, Samoa provides consular assistance to Australian, Canadian, Papua New Guinean and Nauran citizens.
For information on what consular services we can and cannot provide, please read the Consular Services Charter.

For consular assistance 9am to 4.30pm Apia time, Monday to Friday, please contact +685 23411 or visit the Australian High Commission, Beach Rd, Apia.

After hours, please contact the 24-hour consular emergency helpline

Visa services

Information on visa services can be found here.

Passports

Australian passport applications are available and can be lodged at the Australian High Commission, Beach Rd, Apia. Passport applications and futher information is also available on the Australian Passport Office website.

Head office in Canberra

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • Address
    R.G. Casey Building
    John McEwen Crescent
    Barton ACT 0221 Australia
  • Switchboard: +61 2 6261 1111