Tax: up to 10%

Duties: up to 15%

Restricted items: Additional compliance required for certain HS codes & cargo size

Non-working days: Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays

Lead times: 9-10 weeks

Best Carrier option: Freight Forwarder or Courier

Prominent Languages: Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu

The Complexities of Importing into Papua New Guinea

Importing into Papua New Guinea is a time-consuming process. Specific permits can take several weeks to acquire, making the pre-compliance process lengthy. Furthermore, certain licenses, such as the NICTA licenses, have additional costs associated with them. Despite these complexities, Papua New Guinea’s fast-growing economy and push for technological development make it an exciting export prospect. 

How TecEx Can Help You Import into Papua New Guinea

TecEx provides the most efficient and hassle-free shipping possible. We have already assisted dozens of Australian and international companies to successfully import IT hardware into Papua New Guinea. Our tried and tested process will ensure your goods arrive safely in the shortest time possible. 

Click here to learn more about what to expect when shipping into Australia and the Pacific Islands. 

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