You need your Australian or international passport for your trip. It’s advisable that your passport is valid for at least 6 months after you return from Papua New Guinea. If you’re Australian and need to renew your passport or apply for a new one, contact the Australia Passport Office International travellers, contact your local passport office.

Get A Visa On Arrival

A free 30-day Tourist Visa On Arrival (VOA) is available for all Australians in Port Moresby. For International travellers, see the

VOA Eligible Country List

Get A Visa In Australia

Australian travellers also have the option of applying here in Australia with the PNG High Commission in Canberra or the PNG Consulate Sydney, PNG Consulate Brisbane, or PNG Consulate Cairns but it takes time and extra paperwork. Their contact details can be found on their website

The documents you need if applying for a visa in Australia

  • You need your passport.
  • Complete a visa application form (Application for Entry Permit).
  • Attach a medical form (Supplementary health form ).
  • Attach a passport size photo.
  • Attach your return flight itinerary.
  • Get a covering letter from Kokoda Trail Expeditions (if entering PNG for the first time).
  • Include a registered return envelope if not applying in person.

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