In 2019, Papua New Guinea began an e-Visa program for tourists from Italy. Instead of applying for a visa to Papua New Guinea (PNG) at your nearest consulate, you can get your e-Visa online in a digital form that works exactly like a paper visa. You can use the PNG e-Visa for up to 180 days, depending on your country of origin. Make sure you have your passport and accommodation details prepared to apply for your Papua New Guinea visa online.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Papua New Guinea e-Visa
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What do I need to apply for a Papua New Guinea e-Visa?
You must have a passport with at least 6 months of validity left in addition to accommodation information such as which hotel you are staying at or the physical address of a friend or family member who will be taking care of your housing needs while you’re in the country.
Be sure to have at least two passport stamp pages free for when you enter and exit Papua New Guinea. Also, always have a paper copy of your visa while you travel to show relevant authorities.
The Papua New Guinea e-Visa program is valid for tourism purposes only. It cannot be used for studying abroad or for doing business.
How long does it take to process a Papua New Guinea e-Visa?
We know you may need to get your visa on short notice, so we offer three different processing times for your Papua New Guinea e-Visa:
- Standard Processing: 5 Business Days
- Rush Processing: 3 Business Days
- Super Rush Processing: 1 Business Day
How much does a Papua New Guinea e-Visa cost?
The cost of your visa to Papua New Guinea depends on the processing speed you select.
- Standard Processing of your visa will cost USD 85.00.
- Rush Processing of your visa will cost USD 115.00.
- Super Rush Processing of your visa will cost USD 150.00.
How many times can I enter Papua New Guinea with the e-Visa?
Entry types are typically single, double, or multiple. Single entry gives you one entry into the country. Double entry gives you two entries into the country. Multiple entries gives you unlimited entries into the country for the entire time your visa is valid.
Your Papua New Guinea e-Visa allows visitors from Italy Single Entry into the country. Be sure to plan accordingly.
When does the e-Visa for Papua New Guinea expire?
The Papua New Guinea e-Visa will expire in 180 days after issued.