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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea visa

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A visa is required for this destination.

Tourist E-visa is suspended until further notice.

Tourist E-visa is suspended until further notice.

Business E-visa is suspended until further notice.

Validity and period of stay will be approved by: the Papua New Guinea Office of the Prime Minister (PMO); and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

Fill out Papua New Guinea Tourist E-visa application form online

and provide digital copies of the following documents:
COVID-19 / Health Insurance for travel to Papua New Guinea
  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Personal Letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Papua New Guinea, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation. The letter must be written and signed personally by the visa applicant or their legal guardian. A tour company cannot provide the letter on the visa applicant's behalf.

  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Papua New Guinea visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Papua New Guinea and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A reservation of the flight itinerary under the traveler's name. Must show flights entering and exiting Papua New Guinea.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Papua New Guinea, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Papua New Guinea.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in Papua New Guinea. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Papua New Guinea, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Papua New Guinea.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Business Support Letter. A support letter from the sending company which introduces the applicant, states the nature of the trip, and specifies the type and desired validity of the visa,where it is specified that the reason for the stay is exclusively for business, commercial negotiations, etc.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Papua New Guinea, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport.

  • Medical Certificate. Corona Virus Medical Clearance Certificate.

  • Health Declaration Form. Complete Corona Virus Supplementary Heath Form.

  • Passport copy. Passport colour copy.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Papua New Guinea, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Health Declaration Form. You must also complete an online electronic health declaration form within 24 hours of departure. The barcode generated should be saved and provided at check-in as evidence of submission of the online form.

  • Medical Certificate. Corona Virus Medical Clearance Certificate.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport.

  • Health Declaration Form. You must also complete an online electronic health declaration form within 24 hours of departure. The barcode generated should be saved and provided at check-in as evidence of submission of the online form.

  • Complete itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Passport copy. Passport colour copy.

  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Papua New Guinea visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Papua New Guinea and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State, sending department, or agency, addressed to "Embassy of Papua New Guinea, Washington D.C. ", explaining purpose of travel and dates of the trip. Letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Business Support Letter. A support letter from the sending company which introduces the applicant, states the nature of the trip, and specifies the type and desired validity of the visa,where it is specified that the reason for the stay is exclusively for business, commercial negotiations, etc.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Papua New Guinea, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Police clearance. A Police Clearance Certificate stating that applicant has no pending criminal proceedings.

  • Employment Invitation letter. Copy of the employment contract, signed by both the prospective employer in Papua New Guinea and the applicant.

  • Approval Letter. An official letter approved by the Ministry of Labor and Employment in Papua New Guinea.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport.

  • Medical Certificate. Corona Virus Medical Clearance Certificate.

  • Health Declaration Form. Complete Corona Virus Supplementary Heath Form.

  • Approval Letter. A letter from employer/sponsor, outlining the reasons for their travel, to the following government agencies for approval:


    The PMO, C/o the Officer in Charge of the Media Unit via:
    P.O. Box 639 Waigani NCD Papua New Guinea.
    Email: pmsmedia@pm.gov.pg
    Telephone +675 327 6526; and

    The DFA, C/o the Media/Public Relations Officer via:
    P.O. Box 422 Waigani, NCD, Papua New Guinea; or
    Email: heichaitsi@gmail.com

    Approval must be received from both Agencies prior to making a visa application and evidence of your approval must be submitted to ICA with the visa application.

  • Passport copy. Passport colour copy.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Papua New Guinea, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Health Declaration Form. You must also complete an online electronic health declaration form within 24 hours of departure. The barcode generated should be saved and provided at check-in as evidence of submission of the online form.

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Evidence of a negative RT-PCR test result for COVID-19 taken within a 7 day period prior to boarding the aircraft bound for PNG.

  • Complete itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Additional Requirements. All passengers will need to complete the online International Air Passenger Travel Form (I-APTF) .

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport.

  • Medical Certificate. Corona Virus Medical Clearance Certificate.

  • Health Declaration Form. Complete Corona Virus Supplementary Heath Form.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • Complete coronavirus supplementary health form.
    Please download, complete, print out and sign the form. Scan the signed form and upload it to your profile.
  • Complete coronavirus supplementary health form.
    Please download, complete, print out and sign the form. Scan the signed form and upload it to your profile.
  • Complete coronavirus supplementary health form.
    Please download, complete, print out and sign the form. Scan the signed form and upload it to your profile.
  • Complete coronavirus supplementary health form.
    Please download, complete, print out and sign the form. Scan the signed form and upload it to your profile.
  • Restricted employment E-visa visa is intended for Individuals with specialist skills and technical expertise, which is not available in Papua New Guinea.
  • Complete coronavirus supplementary health form.
    Please download, complete, print out and sign the form. Scan the signed form and upload it to your profile.

Papua New Guinea Tourist E-visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
30 days Single EntryUp to 60 days15-20 business days$73.00$59.00$0.00$132.00
30 days Single EntryUp to 60 days15-20 business days$73.00$59.00$0.00$132.00
30 days Single EntryUp to 30 days15-20 business days$73.00$59.00$0.00$132.00
Single entry (60 days stay)Up to 180 days5 business days$100.00$99.00$0.00$199.00
Single entry (60 days stay)Up to 180 days15 business days$50.00$209.00$0.00$259.00
30 days Single EntryUp to 30 days15-20 business days$347.00$59.00$0.00$406.00
Single entry (60 days stay)Up to 180 days5 business days$250.00$209.00$0.00$459.00
30 days Single Entry15-20 business days$425.83$63.87$0.00$489.70
Single entry15-20 business days$580.00$59.00$0.00$639.00
Multiple entry (60 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$500.00$209.00$0.00$709.00
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Up to 180 days
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$259.00
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Single Entry
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Up to 30 days
Validity
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to get your visa
$406.00
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(60 days stay)
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Single entry
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Up to 180 days
Validity
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$459.00
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Single Entry
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Validity
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to get your visa
$489.70
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Validity
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$639.00
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$709.00
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Papua New Guinea COVID-19 travel restrictions

  • Entry is partially open
    Travel to Papua New Guinea is possible for vaccinated arrivals. Unvaccinated travelers must apply for approval from the authorities. All entries are subject to written exemption from the Controller.

    International visitors can apply for the exemption by emailing covid19-admin.logistics@police.gov.pg.
    Prior to arrival requirements
    Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
    Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if visa is needed and apply.
    Negative COVID-19 test result: Anyone arriving to Papua New Guinea will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test, no older than 7 days. Travelers will be tested again on days 1, 7 and 21.
    📝Health form. Passengers must have an approved International Air Passenger Travel Form (I-APTF)
    Upon arrival restrictions
    🏠Quarantine is required. All arrivals must self-isolate in a government approved hotel for 14 days.
    😷Masks are required.
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