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De Facto Relationships

Persons seeking to enter PNG as dependents on the basis of a de facto relationship must provide:

  • Statutory declarations from both parties indicating how long the relationship has been in existence
  • A signed undertaking that the de facto partner will not seek employment while in PNG

Relationships of less than 12 months

Where the relationship has been in existence for less than 12 months, a short-term Dependent Entry Permit for a maximum validity of 12 months will be issued. At the conclusion of the 12 month period a further Entry Permit will be issued in accordance with the Principal's approved period of stay.

Relationships of more than 12 months

Where the relationship has been in existence for more than 12 months, a Dependent Entry Permit will be issued in accordance with the Principal's approved period of stay.