The information on this page covers the most common types of travel and reflects the UK government’s understanding of the rules currently in place. Unless otherwise stated, this information is for travellers using a full ‘British Citizen’ passport.
The authorities in the country or territory you’re travelling to are responsible for setting and enforcing the rules for entry. If you’re unclear about any aspect of the entry requirements, or you need further reassurance, you’ll need to contact the embassy, high commission or consulate of the country or territory you’re travelling to.
You should also consider checking with your transport provider or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.
You need a visa to enter Papua New Guinea. Tourists can get a visa free of charge on arrival. Business travellers can also get a visa on arrival, but will have to pay a fee in cash only (Kina). Entry requirements can change so check the latest information with the Papua New Guinea Immigration & Citizenship Authority before travelling.
Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Papua New Guinea.
UK Emergency Travel Documents
UK Emergency Travel Documents are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from Papua New Guinea.