Papua New Guinea Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Papua New Guinea
Capital city: Port Moresby
Currency: Kina (PGK)
Local time: GMT + 10/+ 11
Telephone code: + 675
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import:general allowance of PGK 1,000.- (PGK 500.- for persons under 18 years) for new goods; Articles over 1 year old may be a... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Approval of police authorities in Port Moresby required. ... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of all animals, plants, and the products of the same into Papua New Guinea is subject to prior written approval of the Chief Quarantine ... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Allowed, once per 30 days:- 250 cigarettes or equivalent in tobacco products;- 2 liters of alcoholic liquor. ... More information


Quarantine for dogs and cats originating in Australia and New Zealand: 48 hours. Pets may enter as cargo only. Prohibited: All animals and p... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first port of entry in Papua New Guinea.... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

Airport Tax is levied on passengers embarking on internation... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Papua New Guinean Kina-PGK) and... More information

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