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American Samoa (U.S. Territory)

Overall Country Risk Rating

Travel Health Low Risk

Affected Areas: Entire Country

Last Updated: September 6, 2022

Eligibility & Requirements

American Samoa currently has a Travel Health Low Risk rating. 

Undergraduate and graduate students on University of Michigan Related Travel (UMRT) are eligible to travel to this location after completing the following requirements:

  1. Register your travel with U-M (For students who applied for their program through M-Compass, your program application is your travel registration.)
  2. Enroll in U-M Travel Abroad Health Insurance for the travel duration. 
  3. Follow college/unit-specific travel approval steps, if any.
  4. Review the Additional Considerations for International Travel.

Review American Samoa’s CDC Travelers’ Health page.

Note: Per SPG 601.31 International Travel Policy, U.S. territories are included in the Travel Abroad definition because travelers on UMRT in U.S. Territories are covered by the U-M Travel Abroad Health Insurance and its associated political and natural evacuation insurance.