COVID-NAP Application

Please review the application in its entirety to ensure you have all the information required to apply for benefits.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for benefits, all of the following must apply to you:

  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You were economically impacted by COVID-19
  • You experienced a loss or reduction of income since March 18th
  • You have no more than the maximum gross monthly income of $1,718
  • You have no more than the maximum resources* of:
    • $3,500: if 60 years old or older or have a disability
    • $2,250: everyone else
  • Recently been laid off, furloughed, or quarantined due to COVID-19
  • Must not be receiving ASNAP or ASDRFA benefits
  • If you are a legal immigrant and have an immigration status of one of the following, you must have been a resident for at least 5 years:
    • DA - Authorized to reside in American Samoa, renewed anually
    • P3 - Sibling of an American Samoan
    • P4 - Member of professions, sciences or arts - authorized to reside in American Samoa, renewed anually
    • P5 - Skilled/Unskilled laborer, authorized to reside in American Samoa, renewed annually
    • P7 - Allowed (for humanitarian reasons) by Attorny General to enter and reside in American Samoa

* Resources are comprised of: cash on hand, savings account, checking account, savings certificates, stocks, bonds, COD, IRA, keogh accounts, and life insurance policies.

Documents Requirements

Below are the documents required to complete the application process:

  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Social security card
  • Economic Impact Letter from one of the following:
    • Your former employer stating you were recently laid off or furloughed
    • The Department of Health saying that you have been quarantined
    • The Department of Human Resources or Department of Commerce saying your income or revenue has decreased due to COVID-19
  • If you are a legal immigrant:
    • Immigration Id
    • Date of Entry if your immigration status is one of the following:
      • DA - Authorized to reside in American Samoa, renewed anually
      • P3 - Sibling of an American Samoan
      • P4 - Member of professions, sciences or arts - authorized to reside in American Samoa, renewed anually
      • P5 - Skilled/Unskilled laborer, authorized to reside in American Samoa, renewed annually
      • P7 - Allowed (for humanitarian reasons) by Attorny General to enter and reside in American Samoa

Please provide the information below. If you are experiencing difficulties, please call 684-633-7720.

Step 1 - Eligibility Requirements

You must check all the boxes to continue.

Step 2 - Basic Information
The primary phone number where you can be reached.
The date you started to become economically impacted due to COVID-19.
Step 3 - Address
Step 4 - Citizenship
Step 5 - Documents
Either your birth certificate or your passport is required
Either your passport or your birth certificate is required
Letter stating that you have been laid off, furloughed, quarantined, or have had income lost or reduced due to COVID-19
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