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Office of Financial Institutions

Our mission statement:

Our mission is to establish and maintain a financial regulatory and supervisory system for American Samoa’s financial systems, consistent with local and federal Banking Laws and standards. We strive to promote a stable banking and financial sector that facilitates economic growth and development within the Territory. 

Our vision statement:

To promote excellence through strong consumer protection; provide effective regulatory oversight and support to all clients of American Samoa.


  • To maintain public confidence in the Territory of American Samoa’s financial institutions regarding safe and sound financial environment and compliance with local and federal banking laws, the American Samoa Government (ASG) shall engage in the business of regulating and examining any business that engages in lending, investing and deposit activities. 

  • The Office of Financial Institution (OFI) has oversight responsibilities for the Territory’s chartered banks; holding companies; banks and lending institutions that operate within the Territory; trust companies; credit unions and various consumers lending and deposit entities. 


OFI Commissioner
Tuasivi John Marsh

Our Services


Registration Application

For all other businesses


Bank Application

Banks, Depository and

Non Depository Financial Institutions


Lenders Application

Small Loans and

Payday Loans Institutions


Money Service Businesses Application

Money Service Businesses (Money Transmitters and Foreign Exchange)


LLC Application

Limited Liability Company

Contact Us


Georgina Building, Fagaima Road

American Samoa 96799



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Opening Hours

Mon - Fri

8:00 am – 4:00 pm





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