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    Driving Information American Samoa

    Driving Licence Requirements

    In order to drive a vehicle in American Samoa you must be at least 18 years old and have a full driving licence valid in your country of residence. You will need to have the photo part of the licence and the paper part, you will also need to obtain an international drivers licence. A 30-day driving permit is also required.

    Age Requirements

    To hire a car in American Samoa, you must be, at least, 25 years old (age may vary according to car hire supplier and/or car hire category) and have held your license for one year.

    Driving Distances

    • Tafuna to Pago Pago - 16kms (20mins)

    • Lauli'i to Fagatogo - 8kms (10mins)

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General American Samoa driving information, laws rules and regulations:

    • Driving in American Samoa is on the right hand side of the road.

    • Seat belts when driving a hire car in American Samoa are mandatory.

    • The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system, when driving a Tafuna and other parts of American Samoa.

    • Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid driver’s licence, registration documents and insurance documents.

    • Petrol stations in American Samoa are located in the main towns and tourist areas.


    There are no tolls in the American Samoa archipelago.

    Parking Information

    Parking in Tutuila island is free, wherever possible - watch out for cliffs!

    When visiting American Samoa, be sure to read through some of the above American Samoa driving information, rules and regulations to ensure you have the safest possible journey.

    Useful Links

    American Samoa Airport Information

    American Samoa Travel Information

    American Samoa on Wikipedia

    Google Maps American Samoa

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