The virtual presence post of the United States embassy in Solomon island, Pupa New Guinea allows American citizens who reside there to perform many services through the embassy virtual present through the internet and also allows Pupa New Guinea citizens to know about their visas too. So it will be very useful to review the information of this virtual embassy to know what services can be done through it for both nationalities
The American citizens section
That’s the department of the consulate that is concerned with serving the American citizens present in New Zealand. For example: they can order forms for issuing passports, renew their passports, add extra visa pages, extend their passport validity, report stolen passports and green cards and fill these forms then a counselor officer visits Solomon island to collect these forms and applications in scheduled times .
Beside passport services the consulate (VPP) offers useful information on services like birth registration of American citizens, notary services for documents in order to be used in the United States, reporting of death of American citizen and. One of the important services that the consulate (VPP) does is the voting service for American citizens overseas.
Along with the services the consulate provides the American citizens with very useful information about medical care and where they can find hospitals and doctors in Pupa New Guinea also the consulate provides the citizens with list of attorneys if needed in any case. The consulate offers help in cases of emergency by providing phone number to report your emergency to the duty officer in charge.
For the Pupa New Guinea citizens, the consulate (VPP) acknowledge them with all the regulation that they have to go through for their visa to be issued
A visa to the United States differs a lot according to the purpose of the visit.
Visa waiver program : visiting of the united states for a limited period of time for certain qualified persons does not require visa, check with the consulate to know if you qualify for the program or not .
If you are intending to visit the United States temporarily then apply for nonimmigrant visa. There are many kinds of non immigrant visa so you have to choose the one that matches your case. The non immigrant visa categories are tourism, study, religious workers and others and you have to choose which category that you fall under. All the qualification for every category can be found in the consulate (VPP) then you apply to the main consulate office in Port Moresby
Immigrant visa to the United States
Immigration to the United States is subjected to many rules and requirements. Applying to the immigrant visa is done in the physical consulate office in Port Moresby, if you are eligible to one of the following categories: immediate relative to American citizen, fiancé (e) of American citizen, special immigrant and diversity lottery
The diversity lottery electronic draw is done every year on November / December, on preceding October the United States government announces the rules for this lottery and this rule may change every year due to security matters.