E-Visa Available for Travellers to Papua New Guinea

  • This Public Notice serves to inform the general public and our valued clients of the availability of the Authority’s (ICA) electronic visa application (e-Visa) portal.

    The e-Visa portal is a world standard traveller facilitation system, which allows applicants to submit a visa application wherever an internet connection is available. Travellers to Papua New Guinea can apply for the following visas via the e-Visa portal (evisa.ica.gov.pg/evisa/account/Apply):

    • Tourist 60 day (Easy visitor permit 60)

    Available for tourists to PNG from nationalities who currently have access to Visa on Arrival (VOA).

    • Tourist 30 day (Easy visitor permit 30)

    Available to Australian passport holders who are coming on holiday to PNG.

    • Short Term Business visa

    Business people who currently have access to VOA.

    • Aid Worker Volunteer visa

    For our valued partners delivering services to the PNG community.

    • Journalist visa

    Brought forward for delivery to further support APEC leaders’ week.

    The Visa on Arrival Eligible Country List can be found at: https://www.ica.gov.pg/visa-information/visa-on-arrival.

    Following the release of e-Visa portal ICA will no longer be accepting visa applications at our Overseas Missions and Posts from individuals from VOA eligible countries for the following visas:

    • Tourist 60 day,
    • Tourist 30 day; and
    • Short Term Business visa.

    VOA eligible applicants for these visa classes are encouraged to submit their applications using the e-Visa portal.

    In addition to submitting visa applications online, travellers to PNG can instantaneously verify their visa status without having to contact ICA using the e-Visa online verification tool. The online verification tool can be found atwww.e-visa.ica.gov.pg/account/status.

    Please, direct any post lodgement questions regarding e-Visa toclientservice@immigration.gov.pg.


    Authorised by:

    Solomon Kantha

    Chief Migration Officer






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