Travel from American Samoa
to Oahu-Honolulu

What you need to know about COVID-19 testing and regional
travel requirements

Last updated June 6, 2022    |      Reverse Route

Requirements for traveling to Hawaii

There are no travel restrictions for travel into Hawaii from the Continental U.S. or a U.S. territory, nor are their requirements for travel within the Hawaiian Islands. As of March 26, you no longer need to quarantine, take a COVID-19 pre-travel test or show proof of vaccination. You also do not need to create a trip within the Safe Travels website for your U.S. domestic flights.


Returning to American Samoa

The government of American Samoa has established several requirements for travelers who wish to enter the territory. Please review each requirement carefully and allow enough time to complete all steps, as they are time sensitive. Boarding will be denied for those who do not complete all steps by the deadlines outlined below.

  1. Confirm your flight reservations. To complete the TALOFAPASS registration for the American Samoa government approval, travelers must have a confirmed flight with a confirmation code before applying.
  2. Register on TALOFApass.as.gov for one mandatory COVID-19-PCR nasal swab tests. Negative results are required for entry.
  3. Confirm that you are fully vaccinated. Al travelers ages 5 and older must be fully vaccinated prior to traveling. Upload your proof of vaccination and submitted application 14 days before departure. It is recommended that you travel with a hard copy as well.
  4. All individuals must submit a negative PCR test result within 72 hours before departure, uploaded to the TALOFAPASS.
    • The COVID-19 PCR test must be completed at a certified lab within the United States. Home tests are not accepted
    • Guests who test positive will not be permitted to enter American Samoa at least 14 days after the positive test result.
  5. Complete the final health questionnaire 24 hours before departure to receive a QR confirmation code.
  6. On your departure date, check in near the Hawaiian Airlines ticket counter to pass a final symptom and temperature check, as well have your QR code scanned. Wristbands will be distributed upon check-in and will help expedite arrival procedures in American Samoa. Guests connecting from Neighbor Islands must go through to the TALOFAPASS table in the lobby to receive their wristband and clear travel before heading back to the gate.
  7. Quarantine in American Samoa upon arrival. All new arrivals into American Samoa are subject to a government-monitored quarantine directive for up to 14 days.

To view frequently asked questions about TALOFAPASS and entry requirements for American Samoa, click here.


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