Papua new Guinea Passport Visa-Free Countries
Travel with an Papua new Guinea passport
The Papuan passport ranks 121st in the world as of October 2023. This means that Papuan citizens can travel visa-free to 47 countries in the world. However, to enter the remaining countries, Papuan passport holders must apply for a visa beforehand.
Where Can Papua new Guinea Passport Holders Travel Without a Visa?
Papua new Guinea passport visa-free countries
As of October 2023, Papuan passport holders can travel visa free to 47 countries and territories:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- British Virgin Islands
- Cayman Islands
- Cook Islands
- Dominican Republic
- Hong Kong
- New Caledonia
- Northern Mariana Islands
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- United Kingdom
For visa-free travels, you still must have a valid passport — usually six months after your departure date— and you must purchase travel health insurance as required by your destination country.
Visa on arrival countries
If you are a Papuan citizen, you can get a visa on arrival for the 35 countries listed below:
- Cabo Verde
- Marshall Islands
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- Sri Lanka
- Saint Helena
- Saint Lucia
Electronic visa countries
The following 28 countries issue eVisas for Papuan passport holders:
- Burkina Faso
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Ivory Coast
- Equatorial Guinea
- São Tomé and Príncipe
- South Sudan
The process of getting an eVisa is more or less the same as applying for a traditional visa. However, in this case, you don’t have to visit a visa application center— you can submit your application online, including the visa payment.
After your application is approved, you will receive an email confirming your visa status along with a document you must print out and bring with you when crossing the border. Your visa will be registered online, but some officers may ask you for a physical copy of the permit; that is why it’s important to keep the copy on your person while traveling.