Public Notices

  • Former PNG Citizens to Surrender PNG Passports

    This Public Notice is to inform the General Public and our valued clients that former Papua New Guinea citizens who are now citizens of a foreign country and over the age of 18 years and are still holding on to a PNG passport are advised to contact this Authority immediately to surrender their PNG passports

    31 Jul 2017

  • Reporting of Complaints

    This Public Notice is to inform and encourage the general public and our valued clients to contact this Authority immediately to report any complaints and allegations of extortion by staff or persons claiming to be Immigration Officers for investigation.

    14 Mar 2017

  • Changes to PNG Passport Application Process

    The PNG Immigration & Citizenship Service Authority wishes to inform the general public that due to the recent integrity issues concerning lodgement of applications for PNG Passports by persons providing misleading/falsified information, the Authority is now implementing a stringent assessment and processing mechanism. These measures are put in place to protect the integrity of PNG's National Travel Documents.

    01 Mar 2017

  • Processing Timeframes for PNG Passports

    This servces to inform the General Public and valued clients that the approved and gazetted turn-around processing timeframe for PNG Passports 'Fast Process Service' is two (2) days from lodgement date, ie. applications lodged on a Monday will be ready by Wednesday and no later.

    16 Jun 2017

  • Moratorium on Applications & Extensions for Working Resident Employement Visas

    This serves to inform the general public and our valued clients that this Authority is imposing a Moratorium on all new visa applications and visa extensions for Working Resident Employment visas for non-citizens engaged in Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) companies especially in the retail business sector.

    04 Aug 2017