If you’re a citizen of Dominica travelling to Papua New Guinea, you should apply for a Papua New Guinea e-visa for citizens of Dominica prior to your arrival. Once you receive this approved document via e-mail, you will be granted a 30 days Per Entry Single Entry visa.
Papua New Guinea is currently at Level 4 Travel Health Notice as recently declared by the CDC. Hence, travelling to Papua New Guinea is currently not allowed unless you have received the complete COVID-19 vaccination. However, if you’re from Dominica and need to travel to Papua New Guinea and therefore have to apply for a Papua New Guinea e-visa for citizens of Dominica read on.
Visit PNG and the exotic lifestyle on this island in the Pacific Ocean right north of Australia. Here you will have the opportunity to dive in turquoise waters and admire its fascinating coral reef at Kimbe Bay (just to name one, amongst quite a few!). Explore trekking, birdwatching and surfing and don’t forget to meet the locals and sample the local food!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is a vaccination required to enter the country?
Yes, anyone entering Papua New Guinea needs to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, as well as having a written permission to enter the country by the National Pandemic Controller.
Is a PCR Test required to enter the country?
Yes, to enter the country travelers must show a valid negative PCR test result, taken within 7 days before boarding the plane to Papua New Guinea.
Is a period of quarantine required upon arrival in the country?
No, there is no quarantine requirement to enter Papua New Guinea, vaccination is mandatory and travellers are asked to self-monitor their health condition for COVID-19 symptoms.
Why apply for Papua New Guinea e-visa for citizens of Dominica?
Any citizen of Dominica travelling to Papua New Guinea is required to hold a visa upon arrival. This is a 30 days Per Entry Single Entry Visa, valid for 180 days after issued.
What are the e-visa fees and processing times?
There are three (3) different options to apply for a Papua New Guinea e-visa for citizens of Dominica:
- Standard Processing - received within 5 Business Days - USD $97.49
- Rush Processing - received within 3 Business Days - USD $129.99
- Super Rush Processing - received within 1 Business Day - USD $167.99
What documents do I need to apply for my Papua New Guinea e-visa for citizens of Dominica?
- Your passport scan - with at least six months validity from when you’re planning on entering Papua New Guinea.
- Travel ticket
- One passport-sized current photo
- Invitation letter or accommodation details about your stay
- A selfie with the physical credit card used for the online payment. Only the last 4 digits of the card must be visible in the photo. Only one image per order is required to verify the payment.
Before travelling to PNG, make sure you familiarise yourself a bit with the local spoken language: Pidgin. Although English is officially recognised as the official language, you’ll actually be able to effectively communicate with less than 20% of the local population. Enjoy trekking on the Black Cat Track nearby the Morobe area and the Kokoda Track. Always bear in mind that this country is entirely owned by local tribes, and there is barely any so-called ‘public space’. Always make sure you know where you’re heading to and don’t be afraid to ask the locals about the best, and safest, route to take, this way you’ll be sure to be avoiding misunderstandings on where you are or aren’t allowed to walk through and get friendly advice and recommendations on which way is preferable!
Also, if you’re a beach lover don’t forget to go diving or surfing in PNG’s marvellous waters and reward yourself with a local SP Lager Beer at the end of your day!