Visa and Customs Information

Tourist Visas for Australian Citizens are now available on arrival in Papua New Guinea.

Tourist visas on arrival in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are now available for Australian passport holders for stays of up to 30 days and at no charge. For other visits, a visa is still required for entry into PNG unless the visitor holds an APEC business travel card.

Since 1 March 2014, Australian passport holders cannot:

To obtain a business visa, a sponsorship letter from the company you are visiting is standard. Austrade Port Moresby can provide such a support letter, especially if you are visiting Papua New Guinea for the first time.

Refer to the schedule on the PNG Government site for the visa fee structure introduced by PNG Immigration effective 1 October 2013.

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Short-term Single entry

Persons entering for a single visit, should apply at any PNG Diplomatic Mission before travel and not on arrival. There is a 30 day stay validity per visa and employment is prohibited.

An extension of this visa is now permitted on payment of K500, payable with each visa/entry.

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Short-term Multiple entry

Persons entering multiple times during a single 12 month period, should apply at any PNG Diplomatic Mission and not on arrival. There is 12 months validity from date of first entry, 60 days stay validity per visit and employment is prohibited. An extension for stays beyond 60 days is permitted on payment of K1000, which applies for each visa.

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Where to apply?

Your application form, passport and supporting documents can be lodged at one of the following Australian Locations:

Include must have 6months or more validity on passport, and at least one blank page;

Apply for Visa Online
Visa applications won’t be processed at the office
Address for Sydney, update to Papua New Guinea Consulate General Suite G.04, 247 Coward Street, Mascot NSW 2020

New Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 1pm only

Papua New Guinea High Commission, 39-41 Forster Crescent, Yarralumla ACT 2600 P O Box E6317 Kingston, ACT 2604

Tel: (05 612) 6273 3322
Fax: (05 612) 6273 3732
Business Hours: 09:00 – 17:00

Papua New Guinea Consulate General, Level 3, 344 Queen Street, GPO Box 220, Brisbane, QLD 4000

Tel: (05 617) 3221 8067
Fax: (05 617) 3221 7916

Papua New Guinea Consulate General, Level 2, 222 Clarence Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, P O Box A2273, Sydney South, NSW 123

Tel: (02) 92839020/(02) 92832070
Fax: (02) 92835424

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