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ENTRY PERMIT TYPES AND CLASSES

ENTERTAINER CATEGORY

This category comprises the following classes:

Filmmaker (Commercial):

- Persons filming movies or videos for commercial purposes.

Comedian (Commercial):

- Persons providing entertainment or advertisements as comedians for commercial purposes.

Musician (Commercial):

- Persons providing entertainment or advertisement as musicians for commercial purposes.

Gospel Group (Charity):

- Gospel groups doing performances and shows for charity purposes.

Cultural Exchange (Charity):

- Persons or groups participating in cultural exchanges (Non-commercial) under arrangements which allows PNG citizens similar opportunities in other countries.

VALIDITY

Entertainer Entry permits are valid for sixty (60) days single entry from date of arrival. Work is prohibited.

WHERE TO APPLY

Application form and passport should be lodged at the relevant PNG diplomatic mission. Supporting documents should be lodged by the Sponsor at ICD for approval.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Complete “Application for Entry Permit” (Form 1).

2. Pay MSF as set out in the Summary Table and provide the following documentary evidence:

Filmmaker (Commercial):

- Approval from the NFI.

- Evidence of return/on-going ticket.

Comedian (Commercial):

- Letter of invitation from the event(s) organizers.

- Evidence of return/on-going ticket.

Musician (Commercial):

- Letter of invitation from event(s) organizers.

- Evidence of return/on-going ticket.

Gospel Group (Charity):

- Letter of invitation from event(s) organizer.

- Evidence of return/on-going ticket.

Cultural Exchange (Charity):

- Letter of invitation from the Sponsoring Organisation.

- Evidence of return/on-going ticket.

To be issued a Dependent entry permit:

- Must be included in principal applicant’s sponsorship.

- Evidence of return/on-going ticket.

Dependents can also apply for a tourist entry permit at PNG diplomatic missions or on arrival (where eligible) at Jackson’s International Airport, Port Moresby.

EXTENSIONS OF STAY

Extensions can be granted once only for a maximum of thirty (30) days.

Applicants should:

- Complete the “Application to Extend Entry Permit” form (Form 4);

- Pay the MSF as set out in the Summary Table.

- Provide a letter stating reasons for extension.

- Provide a copy of return airline ticket.

Further applications for extension will not be considered.

MIGRATION SERVICE FEES

Visa Type Visa Classes Fees

ENTERTAINER Film-maker (Commercial) $ 325.00

Comedian (Commercial) $ 220.00

Musician (Commercial) $ 220.00

Gospel Group (Charity) $ 25.00

Cultural Group (Charity) $ 25.00

Dependent $ 25.00

A Transmission fee of $ 50.00 is also charged to all the above classes.

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