Birth and death records are maintained by village name.
Birth certificates for adopted children are filed under the child's new name. They
can be identified by a “COA” or an “A” entry number on the birth certificate.
Show the following information on all requests for birth and death certificates:
Name of the individual and any other names used. (It is not unusual for Samoans to
have several names in their lifetimes.);
Full names of both parents;
Village in which the event occurred (This is separate from the district in which the
event occurred. A district can include several villages.)
Office of Births, Deaths and Marriages
P.O. Box 49
Birth Certificates: $2.00 U.S.
Death Certificates: Unknown.