Papua New Guinea Consolidated Legislation
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This reprint of this Statutory Instrument incorporates all amendments, if any, made before25 November 2006 and in force at 23 August 2005.
Dated 25 November 2006
INDEPENDENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
Passports Regulation 1983
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.
Passports Regulation 1983
MADE under the Passports Act 1982.
Dated 200 .
An application for a Papua New Guinea passport shall–
(a) be in Form 1; and
(b) be accompanied by two copies of a recent photograph of the applicant approximately 50mm by 63mm in size, showing a sufficient likeness of the applicant, one copy of which shall be certified by an approved person.
1A. APPLICATION FOR APEC BUSINESS TRAVEL CARD.
(1) Where a certificate or other document of identity required is an APEC Business Travel Card, the application shall –
(a) be in Form 2 of Schedule 1; and
(b) be accompanied by the following: –
(i) a supporting letter from an approved business organization; and
(ii) IPA registration document (where applicable) ; and
(iii) the applicant’s passport; and
(iv) two copies of a recent photograph of the applicant approximately 50 mm by 63 mm in size, showing a sufficient likeness of the applicant, one copy of which shall be certified by an approved person.
(2) For the purposes of Subsection (1)(b)(i), the following are approved business organizations: –
(a) Papua New Guinea Business Council;
(b) Papua New Guinea Chamber of Commerce;
(c) Papua New Guinea Chamber of Mines and Petroleum;
(d) Papua New Guinea Fisheries Association;
(e) Papua New Guinea Forestry Association.
(3) Where an application is for –
(a) renewal of an APEC Business Travel Card, the application shall be lodged not less than two months before the expiry of the Card; and
(b) a replacement of an APEC Business Travel Card, the application shall include details of the reasons for the replacement and where appropriate, include a Police Report.
1B. VALIDITY OF APEC BUSINESS TRAVEL CARD.
An APEC Business Travel Card –
(a) remains valid for two years or the life of the passport, whichever is the lesser; and
(b) maybe renewed or replaced for three years or the life of the passport, whichever is the lesser.
Subject to Section 3. fees are payable in accordance with Schedule 2.
The Minister may exempt from payment of fees–
(a) Ministers and other government officials travelling outside the country on official business; and
(b) the spouse and children of a Minister or other government official referred to in Paragraph (a) where the spouse or child is–
(i) accompanying; or
(ii) travelling in order to join,
the Minister or official; and
(c) any person who satisfies the Minister that he is travelling in a public capacity; and
(d) any person in respect of whom the Minister is of the opinion that because special circumstances exist it is not desirable to charge fees.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
Passports Act 1982.
Form 1 – Application for a Travel Document.
Reg., Sect., 1. Form 1
SCHEDULE 2 – FEES.
Act. Sec.4(1)(b) Reg. Sec.2
Issue of a passport
Issue of documents of identity
Issue of a certificate of identity
Issue of an emergency travel document
Issue of APEC Business Travel Card
Renewal of APEC Business Travel Card
Issue of replacement APEC Business Travel Card
Office of Legislative Counsel, PNG