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“To stimulate, foster & promote business development by formulating plans & policies; administering business licensing; facilitating business financing & providing technical assistance.”

“To recruit & manage viable business, economic development & financial activities in the industrial park & other government lands.”

Whether you are looking to start a new business or would like to learn about investing in American Samoa, the Department of Commerce has all the information you need to get started.

If you would like to apply for a business license, please print and fill out the online copy of the application and bring it to the DOC office located on the 2nd floor of the A.P. Lutali Executive Office Building in Utulei. Our staff will assist you with next steps to get it approved.

Starting a business is easy:

Investing in American Samoa:

Need help?  Have questions? Call us at (684) 633-5155 or look or email an administrator.


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Public Complaint Form

How to Report a Business Complaint To report a formal complaint, please download and fill out the Public Complaint Form [revised 10-29-14] The information that you provide to this office will assist us in evaluating your complaint and give the business that you are complaining against notice of the facts alleged. Please answer the questions in …

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