Papua New Guinea covid travel advice

Explore Covid-19 statistics relating to new cases and the vaccine rollout in Papua New Guinea plus up-to-date travel advice on entry requirements from government agencies.

  • Entry requirements for Papua New Guinea
  • Vaccine rollout (%) Fully vaccined
  • New cases/100k 7-day

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Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Papua New Guinea showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially or fully vaccinated.

As of 19/09/2022 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 348,859 3.8%
Fully vaccinated 289,316 3.2%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Papua New Guinea is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 19/09/22.

Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Papua New Guinea recorded in the latest 7-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change
2022-08-28 <1 15.4%
2022-09-04 <1 -63.3%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Papua New Guinea recorded over the past 10 weeks.

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The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for Papua New Guinea is provided by Our World in Data and is updated weekly.

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Entry requirements & travel restrictions

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Papua New Guinea including entry requirements and the rules on pre-departure Covid-19 testing and quarantine.

Are there entry restrictions to Papua New Guinea due to Covid-19?

Papua New Guinea is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Open for vaccinated arrivalsO*
    Open for vaccinated arrivals
  • Quarantine for unvaccinatedQ*
    Quarantine for unvaccinated
  • Vaccination requiredV
    Vaccination required
  • Test or vaccination requiredT|V
    Test or vaccination required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Test + vaccination requiredT+V
    Test + vaccination required
  • Closed for tourismC
    Closed for tourism

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Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Papua New Guinea?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Papua New Guinea. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

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