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.

PNG Immigration & Citizenship Authority Job Vacancies

22 Apr 2021


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

The PNG Immigration & Citizenship Authority (PNGICA) is responsible for managing Papua New Guinea’s Borders in relation to the movement of person into and out of country. This includes visa & passport processing, citizenship processing, integrity checking and compliance and enforcement activities.

The Authority is currently implementing its recent organisational structure as one of its Key Priority areas of organisational reform and service delivery Improvements. PNGICA is inviting expressions of interest from suitably, qualified and experience individuals to fill the following vacant positions:

All positions are based in Port Moresby.

All Executive Management roles are Contract positions except for Grade 10 Administration officer roles.

Salary information as follows;

  • Grade 10 – K41, 337 – K50, 523
  • Grade 14 – K82, 557 – K100, 903
  • Grade 15 – K98, 309 – K120, 155

Contract positions of grade 14 and 15 also attract Special Domestic Market Allowance (SDMA), Gratuity, Housing, Vehicle, Utilities, Telephone and Entertainment allowances.

PNGICA proudly supports Gender Equity and Social inclusion (GESI) in the workplace, and encourages all to apply.

Applications close on Wednesday 05 May 2021 at 4:06pm.

Job Descriptions can be obtained from the following:

To apply, forward your written applications with resume quoting position numbers to: [email protected]

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