Embassy of Samoa in Wellington


The Samoan Embassy in New Zealand is a bilateral mission in Wellington and promotes Samoan interests in New Zealand. The embassy of Samoa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of New Zealand. The Samoan Embassy in Wellington is headed by Mr Leasi Papalii Tommy Scanlan, High Commissioner of Samoa to New Zealand.


Samoan High Commission in Wellington, New Zealand 1A Wesley Road Kelburn P.O. Box 1430 Wellington New Zealand


(+64) 4 472 0953 / 4


(+64) 4 472 2479






Mr Leasi Papalii Tommy Scanlan, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

High Commission: 08.30 -16.30 Consulate: 10.00 - 15.00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in New Zealand require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Samoan embassy in Wellington you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Samoa

For all Samoan visa related matters contact the embassy in Wellington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (samoa.org.nz ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+64) 4 472 0953 / 4 or email info@samoa.org.nz

Consulates of Samoa in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington there could be additional Samoan consulates located in New Zealand.

Please check below for the locations of the Samoan consulates in New Zealand.

Samoan Consulates in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington, Samoa has consulates in the following cities: Auckland

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Samoan Embassy in Wellington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from New Zealand to Samoa as wel as for Samoan citizens in New Zealand. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Samoan nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.