Introducing the IELTS Prepare by IDP : 10-part video podcast series.


IELTS by IDP in Port Moresby (POM)

IDP Education has been delivering the IELTS test in Port Moresby since 2018.

We run IELTS tests twice a month on computer and on paper to help people in Papua New Guinea achieve their study, work, and migration goals.

IELTS is the most widely used and respected measure of English proficiency, recognised by 12,000 organisations in over 140 countries worldwide.

FREE online IELTS Preparation Course worth $80

 Book your test with us and get free access* to an online IELTS Preparation Course. Get extensive preparation, including practice questions and quizzes, sample writing assessments with model responses and mock tests with answers. 

*Free access is available for 4 days for all four skills or 30 days for one skill. Skills include Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening.


If you have any questions, concerns or just need some friendly advice, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re happy to help.

IELTS in Papua New Guinea

Book your IELTS test in our Port Moresby test centre.

Important information about your IELTS test

Australia Awards Scholarships

Australia Awards Scholarships are long-term awards administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

They aim to contribute to the development needs of Australia's partner countries in line with bilateral and regional agreements.

Papua New Guinea is included in the list of countries that are eligible for Australia Awards Scholarships.

Applicants are assessed on their professional and personal qualities, academic competence and, most importantly, their potential to impact on development challenges in Papua New Guinea.

English Language requirements

As part of the eligibility requirements for English proficiency, applicants must have achieved an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.5 or higher (with no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

Learn more from the official government website

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Do you want to be a leader in your field? Make a difference in your home country? Learn more about the Australia Awards Scholarship.

Pacific Engagement visa (subclass 192)

What is the Pacific Engagement visa?

The Pacific Engagement (subclass 192) visa, also known as the PEV, is a new Australian permanent residence visa available for eligible citizens of participating Pacific countries and Timor-Leste.

This visa is part of Australia’s permanent migration program and is aimed at increasing Pacific and Timor-Leste communities in Australia to strengthen our ongoing connections.

To apply for the Pacific Engagement visa (subclass 192), you must:

  • First register for the PEV ballot.

  • If you are randomly selected in the ballot, you can then proceed with your visa application.

Please note that to register for the PEV ballot and to apply for the visa, you must not be a citizen of New Zealand.

Papua New Guinea is included in the list of eligible countries for both the ballot and the visa application.

Learn more about the Pacific Engagement visa

PALM Scheme

What is the PALM Scheme?

The Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme allows eligible Australian businesses to hire workers from 9 Pacific islands and Timor-Leste when there are not enough local workers available.

Papua New Guinea is included in the list of eligible countries.

English language requirements may apply.

Find out more by reading this article, the Department of Home Affairs website, or through the PALM Scheme official website

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The PALM scheme helps you take up jobs in Australia, develop your skills and send income home to support your families.