Papua New Guinea: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Papua New Guinea

This information is provided for customers flying to Papua New Guinea from the UK. From here you can see the latest infection numbers, entry requirements, travel restrictions, and availability for flights and hotels. Papua New Guinea Currently has a traffic light status of green. and PCR entry test requirements are listed as: PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)

Papua New Guinea is currently the 37th most popular travel destination from the UK which is the same as last month.

Papua New Guinea
Traffic Light Status: green

Please select your vaccination status below as this will change the entry restrictions and return requirements listed on this page.

Return to UK: Green Requirements

Passenger Locator Form Not Required
Pre-departure Test at Destination Recommended
Hotel Quarantine Not Required
Self-isolation Not Required
Test to Release Not Required
Antigen Testing Not Required
Further Covid Testing Not Required

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Entry Requirements

Entry Status Closed from the UKOpen from the UK
Tests PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)
Quarantine Not RequiredNot Required

Additional Restrictions

Mask Required
Public Transportation Operating
Restaurants Open
Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided by a third-party and therefore we can not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. It is imperative that you confirm entry restrictions, either from the UK Government website, or your travel operator.
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Current Time in Port Moresby: 16 May 2022 12:24 pm
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Currently in Port Moresby it is 31°C with scattered clouds
1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 4.37 Kina (PGK)
SameSame as last month
Current Travel Popularity: 37/230
UK to Papua New Guinea

COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 43,876
New Cases 0
Population 9,263,069
Last Updated 16 May 2022 02:21am

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Travel to Papua New Guinea has resumed under certain restrictions, and domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I Travel to Papua New Guinea?

  • Travel to Papua New Guinea is possible for vaccinated arrivals.
  • Travelers must apply for approval from the authorities.
  • All arrivals must complete the e-Health declaration form 24 hours before traveling.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Papua New Guinea?

  • Those who tested positive upon arrival must quarantine for seven days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Papua New Guinea?

  • Anyone arriving to Papua New Guinea will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test, no older than 72 hours.
  • Travelers will undergo health screening upon arrival.

Is public transportation open in Papua New Guinea?

  • Public transportation in Papua New Guinea is operating.
  • Nonessential travel between provinces have resumed with limitation.

Are restaurants and bars open in Papua New Guinea?

Restaurants in Papua New Guinea are open under social distancing restrictions. Bars remain closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Papua New Guinea?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Papua New Guinea are open, under social distancing and capacity limitations.
  • Night clubs are closed.
  • In high risk areas there is a nightly curfew from 20:00-6:00 or 14:00-6:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Papua New Guinea?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.

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