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Phone: (675) 323-1500


Contact Details

The Chief Migration Officer
PNG Immigration & Citizenship Service Authority
P. O. Box 1790
BOROKO
National Capital District
Papua New Guinea 

Tel: (675) 323-1500 
Fax: (675) 325-5206 

FAQs

Minister's Media Release - 22 February 2017

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Hon. Rimbink Pato, LLB, OBE, MP today responded to media reports that an Iranian refugee has been deported back to PNG, having travelled to Fiji by air from PNG using a fraudlent document. To view the Media Release click here.

Ministers Statement to Parliament - 26 October 2016

It gives me great pleasure to present the third and fourth annual report of the Immigration and Citizenship Service Authority (ICSA) and to infrom the House of agency's progress and achievements... To view the Ministers Statement to Parliament click here.

Minister's Media Release - 14 April 2016

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Hon. Rimbink Pato said that the recent passing of the Dual Citizenship Bill in Parliament concerns the consential amendments made to the Constitution and the Citizenship Act which will enable the grant of dual citizenship to persons qualified under the criteria set out by these amendments. To view the Media Release click here.

Minister's Media Release - 20 October 2015

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Hon Rimbink Pato, LLB, OBE, MP announced today that the National Executive Council (NEC) had endorsed a National Refugee Policy for Papua New Guinea. To view the Media Release click here.

New Visa Class & Revised Migration Service Fees.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Hon. Rimbink Pato, announced a recent decision by Cabinet for the creation of the New Visa Class  entitled, Designated Event Visa.

The media release is available here

PNG Takes Action On Refugees

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Hon Rimbink Pato, OBE, LLB, MP announced today that the National Executive Council (NEC) had approved action to address the situation of West Papuan refugees living in PNG and asylum seekers at the Regional Processing Centre in Manus Province. To view the Media Release click here

Minister's Media Release - 04 February 2014

Media Release issued by Minister Pato dated 04 February 2014 . PNG & Indonesia Sign a MOU on Reciprocal Visa Arrangements for Diplomats and Service/Official Passport Holders.

To view the media release click here.

Minister's Media Release - 27 January 2014

Media Release issued by Minister Pato dated 27 January 2014 re. Re-establishment of Kundu Cairns and Commencement of Visa & Consular Functions.

To view the media release click here.

 

Update to Parliament on Regional Resettlement Arrangements

On 18 September 2013 Minister Rimbink Pato, OBE, LLB, MP provided an important update to Parliament on the implementation of the Regional Resettlement Arrangements for asylum seekers that Papua New Guinea has undertaken with Australia.

The text of the Minister's statement is available here.

 

Minister's Media Release - 18 September 2013

In tabling the 2012 Annual Report of the PNG Immigration and Citizenship Service Authority Minister Rimbink Pato, OBE, LLB, MP highlighted the agency's many achievements and described some of the important work that is currently underway.

Media release available here.

 

Minister's Media Release - 3 July 2013

Today, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Hon. Rimbink Pato, OBE, LLB, MP, announced that the NEC had agreed to pursue amendments to the Constitution to allow Dual Citizenship and to remove any doubts regarding the legality of regional asylum seeker processing arrangements.

Media release available here.