Government Facilities

Government of Samoa COVID-19 Facility (COMPLETED)

Purpose of this facility is to assist farmers and fishers implement new and extend existing projects to support family consumption as income generating activities. This is part of the Government plan in preparation for Samoa’s food security during times of calamity (Conditions Apply)

5M Government Business Revival Support (COMPLETED)

The purpose of this Government facility is to provide financing assistance to businesses that have been affected by the impacts of Covid19. The overall objective is to strengthen and to revive businesses that have been operating pre-Covid19 and continue to today. The Government through the Development Bank of Samoa (DBS) is launching a call for application/proposal which is open to businesses that meet the eligibility criteria. 


  • Application letter for loan
  • Copy of Passport bio page
  • Birth Certificate
  • Recent passport photo size
  • Character reference from village mayor or parish minister
  • Copies of annual accounts of last 2 years or Income Tax returns with the Ministry of Customs and Revenue
  • Payslip
  • Confirmation letter from employer
  • Business License (current)
  • 6 months bank statement
  • Consent to credit checks with other financial institutions
  • Vehicle ownership
  • Valuation of assets offered to secure the loan
  • Insurance policy
  • Recent valuation of freehold property Consent by third party to use property as security for loan of applicant
  • Consent to guarantee loan of applicant
  • Quotes from suppliers of materials to build proposed development

For further information, please contact the DBS Lending Team via email;

Aiufi Kelekolio | Manager Loans Administration | Email –
Goretti Godinet-Fau | Manager Loans Management | Email –
Migao Tiotio | Manager Savaii Branch | Email –

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