Visa policy of Papua New Guinea

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A foreign national wishing to enter Papua New Guinea must obtain a visa unless he or she is a citizen of one of the countries eligible for visa on arrival. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Visa policy map[edit]

  Papua New Guinea
  Eligible for visa on arrival
  Visa required

Visa on arrival[edit]

Nationals of the following 70 countries and territories may obtain a visa valid for 60 days on arrival at Port Moresby or Tokua (Rabaul):[1][2][3]

1 - Also applicable to passports issued to residents of French and Dutch territories in the Caribbean.[2]
2 - Also applicable to passports issued to residents of Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau.[2]
3 - Also applicable to passports issued to residents of Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands.[2]

Visa is issued free of charge while extension is possible for a fee.[4]

Visa requirement[edit]

Nationals of the following countries must obtain an Entry Permit from a Papua New Guinea diplomatic mission (or Australian mission where Papua New Guinea is not represented) before travelling to Papua New Guinea (as visa on arrival is not available to nationals of these countries):[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Visa and Health". Timatic. IATA. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d Visa on Arrival Eligible Country List (as at 27 March 2014)
  3. ^ On 27 March 2014, the list was expanded with Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Macao while Australia was removed on 1 March 2014.
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ Public notice - Ban on visa on arrival facility for Australian passport holders

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