Vision, Mission and Values

Customs Vision

Spirited and committed to be a regional leader in securing our national border to enhance the security and socioeconomic development of Papua New Guinea.

Customs Mission

Protect Papua New Guinea's border, communities and industries; enhance facilitation of international trade and travel; and protect and collect revenue for the Government.

Customs Values


We are committed to maintaining the Customs long standing tradition of protecting the community and contributing to the development and prosperity of Papua New Guinea.


We will develop our human capital to be professionally trained and to embrace international best practice.


We will render high standard service to the Government, community, local industry and external stakeholders, whilst being mindful of the need to reduce impediments to trade and investment.


We maintain high Christian principles and are honest, transparent and accountable in our actions and decisions we make, for a fair and equitable outcome for the Government, community, local industries and investors.