Joint Public Notice - PNGICA & DLIR

The Department of Labour and Industrial Relations (DLIR) and Immigration and Citizenship Authority (ICA) jointly announce the temporary closure of the Foreign Employment Division from DLIR that is responsible for issuance of Work Permit.

The Closure of the office commencing on the 19th of November 2021 would allow for the physical relocation of Staff, Assets and Work Permit system from DLIR to PNG Immigration Headquarters in Waigani.

The Work Permit function will reopen beginning 12 January 2022.

All Work Permit applications shall be lodged at the Immigration Client Service Counters inside Central Government Office (CGO).

This is part of the Government's vision to merger Visa and Work Permit and to create a one-stop-shop and limit unnecessary bureaucratic red-tapes and improves the ease of doing business in the country.

  • Joint Public Notice No.2 - PNGICA & DLIR

    This Joint Public Notice is makes reference to our earlier Notice in the Post Courier and the National on Friday 19th November 2021 informing all Stakeholders, Employment Agents, Clients and the General Public that the Foreign Employment Division Office is now closed for business to the public effective as of Friday 19th November 2021.

    01 Dec 2021

  • PNGICA Client Service New Arrangements

    Due to the indefinite closure of our counter services at Central Government Offices (CGO), we will be readjusting our normal business processes to accommodate the current situation. All clients are advised to read, understand and follow the new arrangements to assist us in managing all of ICA services.

    19 Nov 2021

  • Joint Public Notice - PNGICA & DLIR

    The Department of Labour and Industrial Relations (DLIR) and Immigration and Citizenship Authority (ICA) jointly announce the temporary closure of the Foreign Employment Division from DLIR that is responsible for issuance of Work Permit. The Closure of the office commencing on the 19th of November 2021 would allow for the physical relocation of Staff, Assets and Work Permit system from DLIR to PNG Immigration Headquarters in Waigani.

    19 Nov 2021

  • Indefinite Suspension of Client Services At The Central Government Office (CGO)

    This notice serves to inform the general public, visitors and our valued clients in Papua New Guinea through th

    25 Oct 2021

  • Special Committee Team

    PNGICA would like to inform clients and stakeholders that our Special Committee team is now in place and ready to assist clients with pending applications from 2020 and the years prior.

    11 Aug 2021

  • Passport Collection Namelist

    The people whose names appear on this list are advice to immediately visit us to collect your passport. You must bring the lodgement receipt tocollect your passport at our Passport Office at Koitachi Haus along the Poreporena freeway, Gordons. Pickup days are from 8am-4pm on Tuesdaysand Thursdays only. You can reach us on email [email protected] or call us on 327 6192.

    12 Jul 2021

  • PNG Immigration & Citizenship Authority Job Vacancies

    KPMG PNG is pleased to support PNG Immigration & Citizenship Authority (PNGICA) in the external Recruitment of 26 positions as advertised.

    22 Apr 2021

  • PASSPORT COLLECTION NAMELIST

    The people whose names appear on this list are advice to immediately visit us to collect your passport. You must bring the lodgement receipt to collect your passport. Some of the passports have been in our possession since 2018 and we encourage you to visit our passport office at Koitachi Haus, opposite Cocoa-Cola Amatil, along the Poreporena freeway, Gordons. Pickup days are from 8am-4pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays only. You can reach our passport team on email [email protected] or on telephone 327 6192.

    10 Apr 2021

  • CLOSURE OF COUNTER AREAS AT CGO AND KOITACHI HAUS

    CLOSURE OF COUNTER AREAS AT CGO AND KOITACHI HAUS

    09 Mar 2021

  • CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR HR CONSULTING FIRM

    CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR HR CONSULTING FIRM

    03 Mar 2021

  • Temporary Unavailability of Evisa Services

    E-visa Will Be Temporarily Offline.

    02 Mar 2021

  • XMAS AND NEW YEAR MESSAGE FROM THE MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION & BORDER SECURITY

    05 Jan 2021