Australian High Commission
Papua New Guinea

Services for Australians

Services for Australians Overseas  

Consular Assistance

Information about assisting Australians overseas

Australians requiring consular assistance may call during business hours from 08:00 to 16:30 Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.

Australian High Commission

Godwit Road, Port Moresby

Tel: +675 7090 0100

Fax: +675 325 9239

Email: consular.portmoresby@dfat.gov.au

For urgent consular assistance out of hours please call +675 325 9333 or +675 7090 0100 to be transferred to the 24 hour Consular Emergency Centre.

Australian Passport services

Passport applications must be lodged in person at the Australian High Commission in Port Moresby, National Capital District or the Consulate-General in Lae, Morobe Province. An appointment is not required.  Lodge applications during business hours from 08:00 to 16:30 Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.

In Papua New Guinea, you are required to pay passport fees in PNG Kina by EFTPOS, direct deposit or bank cheque payable to the Australian High Commission, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Cash payments will not be accepted. Fees are subject to indexation.  No GST is payable on passport fees.

Apply for an Australian passport online

Notarial services

Notarial services are available during business hours from 08:00 to 16:30 Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.  In accordance with the Consular Fees Act 1955, fees apply for notarial services.  In Papua New Guinea, you are required to pay consular fees for notarial services in PNG Kina by EFTPOS, direct deposit or bank cheque payable to the Australian High Commission, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Cash payments will not be accepted. Fees are subject to change.  No GST is payable on consular fees.

See Smartraveller for more information about legalising documents overseas.

Smartraveller

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In a crisis, Smartraveller will activate a crisis page on its website. It will make it easier for you or someone you know to contact the Australian Government if you need help. It will supplement the consular emergency hotline.

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Australian elections

Amend enrolment details or register as living overseas with the Australian Electoral Commission.

Living in Papua New Guinea

Former residents of Australia

A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services 

Returning to Australia

Handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.

For more information on bringing items (including pets) into Australia go to border.gov.au