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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.

Upcoming Events


E Commerce in SME Summit

The ABAC PNG, in partnership with IPA is organizing the E Commerce in SME Summit.

The event will be held at the International Convention Center, Port Moresby on April 25th.

To register, please click here to download the registration form, and email to beverlyp@ipa.gov.pg.


31st Australia PNG Business Council Forum and Trade Expo

The 31st Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council Forum and Trade Expo will be held from May 15th – 17th at the Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Australia.

The trade expo is sponsored by the Austrade and Investment Promotion Authority, PNG. You can download registration forms by clicking here.




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 Properties Security Act

The IPA is pleased to announce the launch of the Personal Properties Securities Act Registry System. Once the commencement date of the Regulations are published in the National Gazette, the Regulation will be in force. In the meantime, please click here to visit the PPSA registry demonstration site.


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

The Investment Promotion Authority has now brought its services online.
This means now that people can register Business Names, Business Groups, Companies and Associations online without having to physically bring applications to the IPA offices.
With Online services you can also see your lodgement status, change company directors, file documents, do searches and you can request for certificates, extracts or make certain changes to your business entity.
Manual lodgements will still be accepted if clients decide to continue.
Further note that there has been an overall change in the lodgement fees for IPA statutory forms. Please go to the Downloads section and view the latest Public Notice in this regard.
A notable change to the Business Names Act 2014, Section 9 (1), Business Names renewals will be done every year commencing in 2016 onwards. Please contact us on online@ipa.gov.pg for more information.

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

You can also email:online@ipa.gov.pg

For any other information please contact the Public Relations Unit on 675 308 4420 or email beverlyp@ipa.gov.pg.