Papua New Guinea

Artboard 1 Notice: NO VISA ON ARRIVAL

As per Papua New Guinea government’s discretion, VISA ON ARRIVAL is suspended until further notice. Please contact the GC Visa office for more information.

Consulate information


1825 K Street NW, Suite 1010, Washington, DC 20006

Consular hours: Mon to Fri  9 am – 12 pm

Phone: (202) 745-3680 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Covid-19 entry regulations have been lifted. For up to date information, click on this link
  • Passport must have at least six (6) month validity and at least two (2) blank visa pages.
  • E-Visa is available and must be obtained before departure.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US e-Visa
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Copy of valid passport's vital information page
*Invitation letter
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Completed and signed supplementary health form - Corona virus

* Travel for religious or volunteer work requires approval from the Immigration Department in Port Moresby – Your sponsoring organization in Papua New Guinea must obtain this approval.

Forms and Links

Application form Health form – Ebola Health form – Corona virus

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
5 to 7 business daysRegular
72 hourse-Visa

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Tourist50.00Single2 months
Business205.00Single6 months
Business410.00Multiple12 months

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: January 23, 2024