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Passports Regulation 1983


Unvalidated References:
Passports Act 1982

This reprint of this Statutory Instrument incorporates all amendments, if any, made before25 November 2006 and in force at 23 August 2005.


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Legislative Counsel
Dated 25 November 2006


INDEPENDENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Chapter 17.

Passports Regulation 1983

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

Passports Regulation 1983

MADE under the Passports Act 1982.


Dated                   200 .


  1. APPLICATION FOR PASSPORT.

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](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.

[2]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.

  1. FEES.

Subject to Section 3. fees are payable in accordance with Schedule 2.

  1. EXEMPTIONS FROM PAYMENT OF FEES.

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.

SCHEDULE 1

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Passports Act 1982.

Form 1 – Application for a Travel Document.

Reg., Sect., 1. Form 1

SCHEDULE 2 – FEES.

[3]Act. Sec.4(1)(b) Reg. Sec.2

FEES
Item
Service
Fee
1.
Issue of a passport
K100.00
2.
Issue of documents of identity
K50.00
3.
Issue of a certificate of identity
K50.00
4.
Issue of an emergency travel document
K50.00
5.
Issue of APEC Business Travel Card
K400.00
6.
Renewal of APEC Business Travel Card
K300.00
7.
Issue of replacement APEC Business Travel Card
K300.00

Office of Legislative Counsel, PNG


  1. [1]Section 1A Inserted by S.R. 2005, No. 4.
  2. [2]Section 1B Inserted by S.R. 2005, No. 4.
  3. [3]Schedule 2 amended by Passports (Amendment) Regulation 1990 (No 2 of 1990); replaced by Passports (Amendment) Regulation 1995 (No 15 of 1995), s2.


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