About PNG electronic visa
Papua New Guinea eVisa is a one-entry electronic visa that the PNG Government decided to introduce to facilitate and speed up the visa application process for the number of foreign travelers.
Applicants eligible for a Papua New Guinea online visa no longer need to visit the embassy or consulate to apply for a visa. Instead, the entire application process can be handled online using a working electronic device connected to the Internet.
Travelers can apply for two types of Visitor eVisa, which can be issued either for 30 or 60 days. Both visas cover all kinds of leisure purposes such as sightseeing, holidays, family and friend meetings, etc. The validity of approved Papua New Guinea visas starts from the date when a traveler plans to enter Papua New Guinea.
The PNG online visa application involves three very simple steps, including providing the required details to the online application form, paying the service fee, and downloading the approved visa sent to the applicant's email inbox.
It is essential to remember that the application for a PNG eVisa should be made at least 3 business days prior to the intended trip to ensure that the visa is ready on time.
Types of Papua New Guinea eVisa
At the moment, eligible travelers can choose between two types of PNG tourist visas which only differ in terms of the length of stay and validity period:
30-Day Visitor eVisa: a one-entry online visa issued for all tourism-related purposes, including holidays, sightseeing, family and friend reunions, etc.; this type of a tourist visa remains valid for 30 days while the validity period starts from the date of intended arrival in PNG;
60-Day Visitor eVisa: a one-entry online visa issued for leisure-related purposes; it stays effective for 60 days, while the visa validity is calculated from the one's planned arrival in Papua New Guinea.