Papua New Guinea
The travel advice is Do not travel to Papua New Guinea. Travel advice has Major for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea is part of Oceania with main city at
Port Moresby. Its Developing country with a
population of 8M people. The main currency is Kina. The languages
spoken are English.
👍 Developing 👨👩👦👦 8M people
🚨 Travel Advice for Papua New Guinea
Travel to Papua New Guinea is not allowed from Western Sahara #### Exceptional travel All authorized travelers are required to provide proof of a negative RT-PCR test, taken within 7 days prior to arrival and must quarantine for 14 days in an approved hotel. The hotel reservation must be made prior to departure. An online health declaration should also be submitted within 24 hours before departure. The generated barcode must be provided on arrival.
- [Health declaration form](https://www.pnghdf.info/) For more details [Foreign Travel Advice, United Kingdom](https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/papua-new-guinea/entry-requirements)
Travel restriction details for Papua New Guinea
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🏖️ Closed to Vistors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
🛍️ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
📅 events Partially Allowed
🔒 Lockdown Details for Papua New Guinea
Gatherings of more than 10 people are banned. Religious services and funerals can occur with up to 50 people subject to social distancing requirements. Officials will restrict retail operations to 7 AM- 8 PM daily; restaurants and service station hours to 7 AM- 10 PM. Restaurant owners must also submit seating area and compliance plans to provincial officials to maintain operations. Authorities now require face coverings at all indoor locations, including offices and government agencies, on public transport, and airplanes, nationwide, with exceptions while eating or drink and for children under 12 years old. Authorities also now require businesses and public transport operators to deny entry to people without face coverings. All nightclubs, bars, and gambling establishments remain closed indefinitely; establishments that sell takeaway alcohol sales can only operate Monday-Friday. Officials will continue to limit capacity to 15 people on 25-30-seat public transport vehicles nationally. Other public transport, including vessels, can operate at five fewer passengers than capacity; taxis can only carry two customers.
🛡️ Travel safety for Papua New Guinea
There is widespread community transmission of COVID-19 across a number of districts and provinces. It is a serious health risk and is impacting the capacity of local health services. Flights to Cairns and charter flights to Australia are suspended. Passenger flights to Brisbane are still operating on a 25 per cent reduced capacity. Contact your airline or travel provider for information. See ‘Travel’. Follow the advice of local authorities and take care to minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Register with DFAT if you are experiencing difficulties returning to Australia. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Papua New Guinea due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.