Send Money to Papua New Guinea
Making regular transfers to Papua New Guinea
It is advised that if you are sending regular payments abroad you should use a foreign exchange broker to ensure you get the most out of your exchange rate.
Currency for Papua New Guinea
The Kina (PGK) is the official currency of Papua New Guinea.
Need to transfer money to Papua New Guinea see foreign exchange companies offering the best currency deals.
Even if you are sending money to pay your mortgage, Importing or exporting or money to paying oversea suppliers? No matter who you intend to pay use a foreign exchange broker it is cheaper than using high street banks.
Credit Cards accepted
The following credit cards are accepted MasterCard and Visa as well as others major credit cards including dollar cheque cards. Always check with your credit card company for details of merchant acceptability and other services which may be available before you go on holiday or travel abroad / overseas
Traveller's cheques are accepted in all banks and bureaus, though to avoid any extra service charges it is recommended that the cheques are in either US Dollars, Pounds Sterling. ATMs are available in most towns.
There are no restrictions on the import and export of either local or foreign currency.
Banks in Papua New Guinea
Bank Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday 09.30- 16.00 - Friday - 09.30 - 17.00
In Papua New Guinea, you can exchange your currency at most Banks as well as many exchange bureaus that you will find in popular areas, such as Port Moresby, Lae, Arawa, Mount Hagen and Madang. In most banks when you are exchanging currency, you will need your passport. If you do not have this with you, then the bank may refuse to exchange your currency.
Electricity - 240V, 50 Hz