The High Commission of Papua New Guinea is currently accredited to India, Bangladesh, Maldives and Sri Lanka. It plays a key role in promoting and enhancing Papua New Guinea’s national interests in the countries of accreditation, hence encouraging trade.
The Mission therefore has responsibility for representing Papua New Guinea in its bilateral relations with each of these countries. The Mission also accomplishes a number of consular functions, including the processing of visa applications for persons wishing to visit Papua New Guinea; passport issuances and renewals; and issues relating to the welfare of PNG nationals resident, visiting or studying in India. The High Commissioner, H. E. Mr. Tarcisius Eri is the Head of Mission.