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

The IPA is pleased to announce the launch of the Personal Properties Securities Act registry which is now awaiting publication of the commencement date of the regulations. When this occurs then the PPSA and the registry will commence. In the meantime, please click here to visit the PPSA registry demonstration site.


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.

PNG Exporters Directory out now!!

The 5th edition of the Papua New Guinea Exporters Directory is out now. K50 per copy for Port Moresby based clients, K60 for out of POM clients and K80 for international postage (depending on destination).


To purchase a copy, please email dkiromat@ipa.gov.pg and kpep@ipa.gov.pg, or contact (675) 308 4468 or (675) 308 4467.

Do It Online

Recent overall increase in the lodgment fees for forms is now effective as of 4th January, 2016.

For further details regarding revised fees, go to the Downloads section and view copy of the latest Public Notice.

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 Senior Public Relations Officer on 675 308 4420.