Welcome to the Investment Promotion Authority | Papua New Guinea

Invest In Papua New Guinea

Investors willing to explore business opportunities in Papua New Guinea have available to them numerous incentives to assist in their investment decision-making. The government has a range of direct and indirect taxation incentives based incentives for large and small proposals. readmore

IPA Other Services

The IPA is the organisation that houses the Companies Office of PNG, the Securities Commission of PNG and the Intellectual Property Office of PNG, hence the roles and functions of the IPA is diversed.
The IPA is also the point of identification of markets for PNG exports and dissemination of investor- related information about PNG.

Upcoming Events


33rd Australia PNG Business Council Forum and Trade Expo

It’s on again!!

The 33rd Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum and Trade Expo

The event will be held at the Stanley Hotel and Suites from 14th – 16th May 2017.

Click here for more information.


The 2017 PNG Cocoa Festival

Click on the flyer for more information.

Cocoa Warwagira





Forms for Download

Application forms to register local companies, business names and associations are available under the Downloads section at the top menu.

For information on the prescribed fees see the bottom of this page under fee schedule.

Personal Property Security Registry now live

The IPA is pleased to announce that the Personal Property Securities Act Registry has gone live since May 9th 2016.

This now means that IPA will no longer register charges under the Companies Act.

Clients will need to register their charges online by going to the “Do it online” tab and clicking the “PPSR” option under the Personal Property Security option.

For any further information, please email support.ppsrpng@paradigmapps.com.

PNG Exporters Directory out now!!

To purchase a copy of the 2015- 2016 version of this publication, please email dkiromat@ipa.gov.pg and kpep@ipa.gov.pg, or contact (675) 308 4468 or (675) 308 4467.

Do It Online

You can now register Business Names, Business Groups, Companies and Associations online without having to physically bring applications to the IPA offices.
We have also changed our fees as of January 2016. Please go to the Downloads section and view the notice in this regard.

For more information please contact the following;

IPA switch on 675 308 4400

Front Counter- 675 308 4449 or the Companies Office on 675 308 4439.

Foreign Enterprise Registration and Certification – 675 308 4410, 675 308 4409, 675 308 4405, or email: cedrickp@ipa.gov.pg

For any other information please contact the Customer Services number on 308 4494 or email addresses;

- customerservice@ipa.gov.pg - online@ipa.gov.pg

You can also contact the Public Relations Unit on 675 308 4420.