It is a requirement of the Journalist visa that all visits are approved by the Papua New Guinea Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to seek approval from the POM and DFA prior to submitting their application for a Journalist visa.
Additional, eligibility requirements for a Journalist visa will vary depending on individual circumstances including the purpose and the period of stay.
Journalist visas are issued subject to the individual circumstances of the applicant.
For further information regarding the validity of Journalist visas, please contact ICA.
Journalist should submit their application using the paper form available to download at the bottom of this page.Apply Online Now
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.