Evisa Portal Temporary Measures

Please note, Evisa is temporarily unavailable for existing Evisa accounts when using an existing password. If you have visa applications to register, reset your password or you can create a new Evisa account and do so.

  • Reactivation of Visa on Arrival for Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG)

    "The reactivating of the visa on arrival functions for the MSG countries is an important achievement for the PNG Immigration and Citizenship Authority (ICA) and helps to restore international travel arrangements to pre-pandemic settings,” Deputy Prime Minister and Acting Minister for Labour and Immigration, Hon. John Rosso, said.

    22 Nov 2022

  • DELAY IN PROCESSING OF PNG PASSPORT APPLICATIONS

    The Immigration and Citizenship Authority (ICA) wishes to inform its valued clients that you may continue to experience prolonged delays in processing times for your PNG Passports Applications.

    14 Oct 2022

  • EMAIL ARRANGEMENTS FOR WORK PERMIT APPLICATION LODGEMENT AND FOLLOW-UP COMMUNICATION

    The Immigration and Citizenship Authority (ICA) is introducing online email lodgement for all work permit applications and renewals effective Thursday 15th September, 2022.

    08 Sep 2022

  • Cessation Notice Of Exemption on Visa Types/Class

    Consistent with the SOE Controller's Notice dated 23rd September, 2020, the Papua New Guinea Immigration & Citizenship Authority (ICA) implemented the 'Short Term Extension' process to extend visa's that were outside of the normal process for non-citizens who were affected by the closure of the international borders due to COVID-19 Global Pandemic.

    15 Aug 2022

  • MORATORIUM ON PERMANENT RESIDENT VISA HOLDERS AFFECTED BY COVID-19 TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

    The Immigration and Citizenship Authority has received numerous enquiries regarding permanent resident visa status of holders who have been living abroad for more then 12 months due to travel restrictions in the last 2 years.

    21 Jul 2022

  • NOTICE TO ALL STAKEHOLDERS REGARDING RENEWAL OF WORK PERMITS

    01 Jul 2022

  • Border Management System Upgrade

    The Border Management System will be offline for upgrade and maintenance.

    13 May 2022

  • Revised Counter Service Arrangements for Work Permits

    Commencing Monday 9th of May 2022, the following new arrangements will be implemented at the Government Central Office client service counters for work permit services.

    06 May 2022

  • Job Vacancies

    PNG Immigration & Citizenship Authority (PNG ICA) is responsible for managing Papua New Guinea’s Borders in relation to the movement of person into and out of country. This includesvisa & passport processing, citizenship processing, integrity checking and compliance and enforcement activities.As one of the Authority’s Key Priority Areas of organizational reform and service delivery improvements, PNGICA is inviting expressions of interests from suitably, qualified and experiencedindividuals to fill the following vacant positions in the respective Divisions and Branches of the Authority

    22 Feb 2022

  • Opening of ICA Client Service Counters

    Immigration & Citizenship Authority wishes to inform the public and our clients that commencing 12th January 2022, our Client Service counters at the Central Government Office (CGO) will be open for limited services.

    12 Jan 2022