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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.

Default Companies list

Company owners who have their names on this list are advised to lodge their Annual Returns to ensure your company does not face the risk of being deregistered. Click here to view the list.




No further extension for Annual Return penalties

The IPA has issued a notice advising that there will be no further extensions to waiver Annual Returns penalty fees.
The waiver was up to 30 June 2017 but was later extended to 20 July 2017. Click here to download the notice in this regard.

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.

Online Registry System Restored

The Investment Promotion Authority wishes to advise its valued clients, stakeholders and the general public that its online registry system has now been restored.
We would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for your understanding and cooperation during the time the system was down.
Some clients may realize that their company records may have not been updated, or certificates not processed despite payments remitted. If you are experiencing either of these problems, we’d like to request that you come forward with your receipts for IPA to verify and ensure that the records are updated accordingly.
For any further information, please contact us on 3084443, 3084494, 3084495 and 3084496 or email us on ggonline@ipa.gov.pg.





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