How do I get a work permit in Papua New Guinea?
What You Need to Obtain a Papua New Guinea Work Visa
- A valid passport.
- A letter of employment.
- A doctor’s certificate.
- A police statement of character from the country of origin.
- A work permit letter of approval.
How long does it take to get a work visa for PNG?
15 working days
For Visitor and Business entry permit applications processing time will be from 15 working days while other applications will be subject to receipt of authority to issue from ICD Port Moresby.
Can I work in PNG?
It’s illegal to work in PNG on a tourist visa. If you breach PNG immigration laws, you can be: fined. jailed.
What is the maximum validity of a work permit?
Duration: The employment visa is generally valid for one year, irrespective of the length of the employment contract. This can be renewed upon application to the MHA/Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) at a later date up to a maximum of five years. However, certain exemptions apply.
Who is the Minister for Labour and employment in PNG?
Third Marape Cabinet
|Minister for Labour and Employment||Tomait Kapili||United Resources Party|
|Minister for Agriculture and Livestock||John Simon||Pangu Party|
|Minister for Lands and Physical Planning||John Rosso||Pangu Party|
|Minister for Petroleum||Kerenga Kua||National Party|
Can I extend my work permit?
If you have a work permit that’s about to expire or that you need to change, you must apply to extend it or change the conditions on it. You should apply to extend your work permit at least 30 days before your current permit expires.
Can I apply for PR with open work permit?
Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that applicants awaiting a decision on their TR to PR Pathway applications are eligible to apply for an open work permit as of July 26th, 2021.
Who is the current Defence minister of PNG?
Second Marape Cabinet
|Minister for Defence||Saki Soloma||Pangu Party|
|Minister for Environment, Conservation and Climate Change||Wera Mori||Pangu Party|
|Minister for Fisheries and Marine Resources||Dr Lino Tom||Peoples Party|
|Minister for Health and HIV/AIDS||Sir Puka Temu||Our Development Party|
Where can I find the PNG Work Permit Guide?
These Guidelines should be read in conjunction with the Guide to the Foreign Employment Industrial Divisions and Classification of Occupations which is also available for download from this website.
Can a non-citizen get a work permit in Papua New Guinea?
The ICD in Port Moresby will consider issue of an Entry Permit for the non-citizen. If the applicant meets the criteria and a work permit has been issued by the DIR, any entry permit will be issued.
How long does a business entry permit last in Papua New Guinea?
A Business Entry Permit permits a person to enter PNG to conduct business as a distinct from undertaking employment. Business Entry Permits are valid for a maximum of sixty (60) days per entry and are valid for twelve (12) months from date of issue. As such, business entry permits are multiple entry.
How to change your entry permit in PNG?
A person who whilst in PNG changes marital status detailed on their entry permit is required to apply for change of entry permit status. The applicant must provide ICD with proof of marital status change i.e. marriage or divorce papers and ICD will re-issue the entry permit accordingly. What is the fee? Please contact the Embassy for fee.