Australian High Commission
Papua New Guinea

Visas and Citizenship

Visas and Citizenship  

Information about Australian visas, including how to apply, and Australian citizenship is available at

Visa applications for travellers to Australia may be lodged either on-line (where permitted or required) or through an Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC).  Applications for Australian citizenship may also be lodged on-line or through an AVAC.

The AVAC can assist you with pre-lodgement information about visas and citizenship, and with lodging your application.  Where you are required to apply for your visa on-line and cannot access the internet the AVAC may be able to assist you.  The AVAC is the only channel through which you may lodge paper applications.  Visa applications cannot be accepted at the Australian High Commission, Port Moresby, or the Australian Consulate-General, Lae.

The AVAC in Papua New Guinea is located at:
Steamships Building
corner of Hunter Street and Champion Parade
Granville, Port Moresby
National Capital District
Papua New Guinea

The AVAC is open 8.30am to 4.30pm from Monday to Friday (except public holidays).

You may contact the AVAC by telephone on (+675) 321 1113, from 8.00am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday (except public holidays).

You may contact the AVAC by e-mail at

The AVAC website is

Visa and citizenship applications lodged by residents in Papua New Guinea are generally processed in the Immigration & Border Protection Office in the Australian High Commission, Port Moresby.  Once you have lodged your application, if you have any inquiries you may contact the office by e-mail