The eligibility requirements for an Employment visa will vary depending on the purpose and period of time you wish to remain in Papua New Guinea, and your personal circumstances. For example if you are the dependent of a Papua New Guinea citizen or you are the dependent of a primary visa applicant.
Depending on your circumstances, you may be asked to provide ICA with evidence to support your application.
In addition, many working visas will require you to hold a work permit. Work permits are issued by the Department of Labour and Industrial Relations (DILR). For further details please contact the DLIR.
For further information regarding the eligibility requirements for Employment visa, please contact ICA.
Employment visas are issued subject to the individual circumstances of the traveller.
For further information regarding the validity of Employment visas, please contact ICA.
Applications for Employment visas should be submitted using the paper form available to download at the bottom of this page.
Depending on the type of visa you have been issued, you may be eligible to extend your stay in Papua New Guinea without leaving the country.
The eligibility requirements for a visa extension will vary depending on your personal circumstances, which include the purpose and the period of time you have already spent in Papua New Guinea, and length of the extension sought.
For further information regarding visa extensions, please contact ICA.
If your circumstances change at any time during the visa application process or after your visa is issued, you must inform ICA. A change in circumstances may affect your ongoing eligibility for the visa issued.
If your circumstances have changed, please notify ICA immediately.
A change in circumstances may result in you having to pay a Migration Service Fee. Migration Service Fees are listed here.