Papua New Guinea

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Region: Melanesia


Passport Validity
6 months
Stay and Departure
Visitors must have sufficient funds and return/onward tickets to country for which entry rights are assured (ticket may not be purchased at airport)
- Holders of confirmed onward tickets are permitted transit without visa in international transit area for up to 8 hours.
Dual Nationality
U.S. policy on dual nationality can be found here.

Additional Notes

  1. The sixty days entry permit may be extended by a maximum of thirty (30) days by application to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
  2. Embassy advises: 'It should be noted that while entry permits for visitors will be issued on arrival, this process obviously takes more time than for passengers with permits. For this reason, it is advisable to obtain entry permits before arrival.'
  3. Embassy cautions: 'Note: Visa-on-arrival is not guaranteed, applicants are subjected to a denial of a visa...'
  4. U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory: Level 2 (Exercise increased caution)