Foreign travel advice

Samoa

Local laws and customs

Gay and lesbian travellers should be aware that, despite examples of men cross-dressing and behaving in a feminine manner, homosexual acts in Samoa are illegal.

There are strict regulations concerning the import of firearms, plant and animal products, pets, drugs and pornographic materials.

Check local customs and courtesies with the Samoa Tourist Authority

More information can also be found on the Government of Samoa website