Dependents of Resident (Long Term) entry permits must be included in the initial application.
Dependent means the spouse and children (under 18 years of age) of the applicant.
A dependent of the holder of a Resident (Long Term) Entry Permit may be granted a dependent entry permit only for the purpose of residing in Papua New Guinea with the substantive Resident (Long Term) Entry Permit holder.
Employment for dependents is prohibited.
A spouse must be over 18 years of age and cannot be of the same sex as the applicant.
A child born to a permanent resident holder automatically qualifies for PNG permanent residence as a dependent. An evidencing fee of 100 kina applies for evidencing the visa in the child’s passport.