eVisa Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea eVisa
Papua New Guinea eVisa

Papua New Guinea eVisa

PNG eVisa general information

Papua New Guinea eVisa is an electronic visa launched for eligible citizens willing to travel to Papua New Guinea for short-term leisure-related visits.

PNG online visa allows a traveler to enter the country once and stay for 30 0r 60 days, depending on the selected visa type and traveler’s nationality.

The Papua New Guinea application is straightforward and does not take much time. An applicant can complete it from any place through three intuitive steps.

All required is to provide personal information, cover the fees, and download the approved PNG eVisa from the email account.

Complete the Papua New Guinea visa application in advance and make a paper copy, as an immigration officer will request it upon arrival in PNG.

Who needs an eVisa to Papua New Guinea

All nationalities who do not have visa-free access must obtain a Papua New Guinea visa.

Citizens from certain countries are able to apply through a simplified procedure – online. Check the list of eligible countries to know who can get an electronic visa to Papua New Guinea.

List of eligible countries

Countries eligible for a 30-day visa

  • AustraliaAustralia
  • BarbadosBarbados
  • BruneiBrunei
  • BahamasBahamas
  • BotswanaBotswana
  • BelizeBelize
  • CanadaCanada
  • ChileChile
  • CyprusCyprus
  • DominicaDominica
  • FijiFiji
  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
  • GrenadaGrenada
  • GuyanaGuyana
  • Hong KongHong Kong
  • IndonesiaIndonesia
  • IndiaIndia
  • JamaicaJamaica
  • JapanJapan
  • KenyaKenya
  • KiribatiKiribati
  • Saint Kitts and NevisSaint Kitts and Nevis
  • South KoreaSouth Korea
  • Saint LuciaSaint Lucia
  • LesothoLesotho
  • MaltaMalta
  • MauritiusMauritius
  • MexicoMexico
  • MalaysiaMalaysia
  • NamibiaNamibia
  • NauruNauru
  • New ZealandNew Zealand
  • PeruPeru
  • PhilippinesPhilippines
  • ThailandThailand
  • TongaTonga
  • TuvaluTuvalu
  • United StatesUnited States
  • Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • VietnamVietnam
  • VanuatuVanuatu
  • SamoaSamoa
  • South AfricaSouth Africa
  • ZambiaZambia
  • SingaporeSingapore
  • SeychellesSeychelles
  • RwandaRwanda
  • RussiaRussia
  • Brunei DarussalamBrunei Darussalam
  • Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago
  • Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands
  • Antigua and BarbudaAntigua and Barbuda

Countries eligible for a 60-day visa

  • AndorraAndorra
  • ArgentinaArgentina
  • American SamoaAmerican Samoa
  • AustriaAustria
  • BelgiumBelgium
  • BulgariaBulgaria
  • BrazilBrazil
  • CanadaCanada
  • ChileChile
  • CyprusCyprus
  • Czech RepublicCzech Republic
  • GermanyGermany
  • DenmarkDenmark
  • EcuadorEcuador
  • EstoniaEstonia
  • FinlandFinland
  • FijiFiji
  • MicronesiaMicronesia
  • FranceFrance
  • GreeceGreece
  • Hong KongHong Kong
  • CroatiaCroatia
  • HungaryHungary
  • IndonesiaIndonesia
  • IrelandIreland
  • IsraelIsrael
  • IcelandIceland
  • ItalyItaly
  • JapanJapan
  • KiribatiKiribati
  • LiechtensteinLiechtenstein
  • LithuaniaLithuania
  • LuxembourgLuxembourg
  • LatviaLatvia
  • MonacoMonaco
  • Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands
  • MacauMacau
  • MaltaMalta
  • MaldivesMaldives
  • MexicoMexico
  • MalaysiaMalaysia
  • NetherlandsNetherlands
  • NorwayNorway
  • NauruNauru
  • New ZealandNew Zealand
  • PeruPeru
  • PhilippinesPhilippines
  • PolandPoland
  • Vatican CityVatican City
  • PalauPalau
  • PortugalPortugal
  • Brunei DarussalamBrunei Darussalam

The following passport holders are also eligible for PNG eVisa:

  • Dutch Territories (as Dutch passport holders): Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Bonaire and Sint Eustatius and Saba
  • Holders of French passports from French Territories, including Reunion, Saint Martin (French part), Wallis, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Guadeloupe, New Caledonia, Saint Barthelemy and French Polynesia
  • New Zealand Passport holders (Niue, Cook Islands, Tokelau)
  • US passport holders from US Territories, including the Virgin Islands (U.S.), Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Futuna, Puerto Rico
  • UN Agency and UN Organisation


PNG eVisa types

Visitors can apply for two types of the Papua New Guinea eVisa:

  • a 30-day PNG visa
  • a 60-day PNG visa

Both a 30-day and a 60-day visa enable its holders to visit Papua New Guinea once for such tourism-related purposes as:

  • sightseeing and recreation
  • visiting family members and friends

Papua New Guinea eVisa application form

Eligible travelers can obtain an eVisa to Papua New Guinea through a convenient online process. Applicants need to follow the guide below:

  • Complete a short electronic Papua New Guinea visa form. It is mandatory to provide travel, passport, and personal data.
  • Cover the service fees. The payment can be made online using a debit/credit card or PayPal.
  • Check the email address. After the Papua New Guinea visa is approved, it will be delivered to the email address as a PDF document. Save it on your device and make a printout.

PNG eVisa validity

The validity period of the New Papua Guinea visa depends on the type selected in the application form. It may be 30 or 60 days.

The Papua New Guinea eVisa is single-entry and allows its holders to enter the country only once.

Papua New Guinea eVisa requirements

All persons willing to apply for a Papua New Guinea visa online must follow certain requirements:

  • applicant’s passport must be valid for a minimum 6 months from the intended date of entry in PNG
  • it is necessary to have a device (phone/laptop/PC/tablet) connected to the internet
  • an active email address is required to receive the PNG eVisa approval and keep in touch with our support team
  • applicant must be able to complete the payment online

Transit information

A traveler does not need a Papua New Guinea visa, supposed:

  • they stay within the airport transit zone
  • their stay does not exceed 8 hours

If it is necessary for a visitor to stay in Papua New Guinea for a more extended period or to exit the transit area, a valid PNG visa is required.

Visa Summary

  • eVisa destination


    Papua New Guinea

  • eVisa price


    The price will be shown after completing the online form.

  • eVisa Processing time


    a few days

  • Visa validity


    30/60 days

  • Visa requirements documents


    • a bio-data passport page digital copy
    • an active email address
    • ability to pay online

Other Travel Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I get a Papua New Guinea eVisa?

You can get a Papua New Guinea eVisa through a simple online application process that includes completing a short form and paying the fees. The approved PNG will be sent to your email address.

When will I receive an eVisa to PNG?

Right after completing the payment, you will receive a confirmation code which can be used to track the status of your Papua Guinea Visa application. Approval is usually sent in a few days via email as a PNG eVisa PDF document.

Do I need to print a PNG eVisa?

Yes. You need to make a PNG eVisa paper copy and take it with you to the entry port. Immigration officers then will check the Papua New Guinea online visa printout and your passport to decide whether you are allowed to enter the country.

What if my eVisa to Papua New Guinea is not approved?

Your PNG eVisa may not be approved if your application contains errors or incomplete boxes. Please check whether your details were correct and contact our support team for more details.

How long can I stay in PNG with eVisa?

Under a PNG tourist visa, a traveler can stay for 30 or 60 days, while a business visa to Papua New Guinea can last for up to 30 days. The PNG eVisa cannot be extended.

What is the validity of the eVisa to Papua New Guinea?

The Papua New Guinea eVisa validity period can be 30 or 60 days, depending on the chosen visa type. All PNG electronic visas are single-entry, so only one entry into the country is permitted.

Do children need a PNG eVisa?

Yes. A Papua New Guinea visa is required for every traveler intending to enter the country, including minors. The application for an underage passenger may be submitted by their parent or legal guardian.

What is the cost of an eVisa to Papua New Guinea?

The price of Papua New Guinea eVisa will be displayed after you specify your nationality and choose the visa type. The PNG visa fees can be covered using a debit/credit card or PayPal.

What must I have to apply for an eVisa to PNG?

To apply for a PNG visa online, you must have an internet-connected device, a valid email address, the ability to make payments online, and the necessary documents.

What is the processing time for a PNG eVisa?

Usually, the processing takes several days, however, the exact time may be influenced by many factors. Double-check the information provided in the application before submitting it to omit delays.

What documents are required to get an eVisa to Papua New Guinea?

A passport valid for at least 6 months from arrival is mandatory for all foreigners visiting Papua New Guinea. Persons traveling for business purposes additionally need a letter from an inviting company in PNG.

What data do I need to provide in the application form for an eVisa to PNG?

PNG eVisa application requests providing such data as the applicant's passport, personal, and travel details. Make sure to provide accurate and relevant information.