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.

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.

 Upcoming Events

  • UK-PNG Trade and Investment Forum.

Click here to download the program.

  •  Pacifica Festival

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PNG APEC LogoIPA supports the hosting of APEC 2018.


 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

 Online Registry System temporary shut down

The Investment Promotion Authority wishes to advise its valued clients and the general public that its online registry system will not be available from Tuesday 24th April 2018 (8pm) to Tuesday 1st May 2018.

This is to allow for the system to be migrated to cloud. This now means that the online registry system will be hosted in cloud and no longer at the IPA office as it is currently.

The IPA endeavors to bring quality and efficient services to its clientele and this temporary shutdown allows the authority to take another step further in this regard.

We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences this may cause and request your understanding and support at this time. For any urgent matters, please contact via email at: ipa@ipa.gov.pg/online@ipa.gov.pg or call 308 4442, 308 4494 or 308 4400.