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How Much Does It Cost To Get A Passport In Ghana?



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First Time Applicants

What you need to apply for the passport:

  1. Birth Certificate(Proof of Ghanaian citizenship)
  2. Documents to support Identity such as Driver's Licence, National ID card
  3. Proof of Profession (An introductory letter from the applicant's employer that is if the applicant is currently employed or a work ID card that bears applicant's name, organisation's name and position. A student ID if the applicant is currently in school. Homemakers/housewives and applicants that are unemployed and those in the non-formal sector of employment like mechanics, hairdressers seamstresses, traders etc. do not need proof. Registered Business Owners and self-employed applicants must produce their business registration certificate as proof)

 

Biometric Passport Renewal

What you need to apply for the passport:

  1. First page and bio-data page with picture and information page
  2. Valid Visa if applicant has any in Old Passport
  3. Last page
  4. Proof of Profession if changed

 

Black Book Passport Renewal

What you need to apply for the passport:

  1. First page (Coat of Arms and Director's signature)
  2. Biodata page with picture and information
  3. Valid Visa if applicant has any in Old Passport
  4. Profession page
  5. Proof of Profession if changed

 

Stolen Passport

What you need to apply for the passport:

  1. Police Report
  2. Affidavit
  3. Proof of Identity
  4. Birth Certificate

 

Damaged Passport

What you need to apply for the passport:

  1. Old damaged passport
  2. Affidavit

 

Change of Name

What you need to apply for the passport:

  1. Marriage/Divorce Certificate
  2. Affidavit
  3. Gazette

 

Applicants Below 18

What you need to apply for the passport:

  1. Birth certificate
  2. Parents or Guardians ID

 

NAME PRICE
1 Expedited Application GHS 100.00
2 Standard Application GHS 50.00

 

BANK PURCHASE CHANNELS
1 Ecobank Ghana Branches nationwide, Airtel Money, VISA & MasterCard, MTN Mobile Money.
2 Ghana Commercial Bank Branches nationwide.
3 Zenith Bank Ghana Branches nationwide, Airtel Money, MTN Mobile Money, VISA & MasterCard.

 

Address of Passport Application Centers

# LOCATION ADDRESS
1:  Accra Kinbu Road (Old Foreign Affairs)
2:  Kumasi Ministries Adum behind the Court of Appeal PWD (National Service Secretariat)
3:  Takoradi Ghana Immigration Head Quarters (Within the Regional Administration)
4:  Sunyani Adjacent to Jubilee (shares a wall with the Park)
5:  Ho Regional Administration (Shares building with Immigration)
6:  Tamale Police Park (Old Library)
7:  Ridge Ridge

 

Sample of Documents to provide when coming for your appointment.

  • Affidavit
  • Police Report
  • Gazette
  • Birth Certificate

 


COMPLETION OF FORMS

Completion in full, terms 1-10 and 12 as in application form. The following explanations would help you:
Item 1
* "SURNAME" This means your family name E.g. SARPONG
* "OTHER NAMES"
ie. Your PERSONAL names
eg. JONES or KOFI
Item 2
"PREVIOUS/MAIDEN NAME"
Name known before marriage / change of family name.
Item 3
"PROFESSION" Your occupation
eg. Teacher, doctor, public/civil servant etc.
(Not your title eg. Alhaji, Reverend etc.)
Item 8
"SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER" - Do not fill in, if you so not have
Item 9
"LAST EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION ATTENDED"
Complete if you have ever attended a school.
Item 11
Ensure that your guarantor completes item 11a & b
Item 13
Legal guardian /parents to complete this section for applicants less than 18 years.
Item 14
Person filling in this item must complete in full and sign accordingly.
Item 15
This must be completed in full by witness.
Item 16
Affix your passport-sized photograph on the space provided.
Next to the picture, in the space provided, affix your right thumb print.
 
SUBMISSION
*  Submit completed application form and all attachments in person to the nearest Immigration office in your locality.
*  The Immigration officer-in-charge shall examine, in your presence, that your application form has been dully completed. Insist on this.
*  Pay the processing fee of GHc100,000.00 or GHc10.00 for fresh passports and GHc500,000  or GHc50 .00 for replacement of lost passports and demand a receipt.
*  The date of collection of passport shall be written on your payment receipt.
*  Between the immigration office and the passport office your application will be processed for issue.
*  The Passport Office shall inform you in writing if there are any queries with your application.
 
COLLECTION OF PASSPORT
*  The Passport shall be ready for collection within 30 (thirty) days on submission of the application.
*  Collect your Passport in person from the District or Regional Immigration Office in your region.
*  Sign the relevant portion of the passport in the presence of the immigration officer during collection.
*  The Passport Office in Accra is not a collection centre. Please note.
 
CAUTION
Erasure and whiting on application form are not allowed. Your application would be rejected
Exercise extreme caution in filling the forms as mistakes cannot be corrected once the passport has been issued.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
*  Used-up Pages and Damaged Passports: If you have used up your pages get anew passport. Attach the old passport to it. In case of a damaged passport with valid visa, apply for a new passport and thence to the Embassy concerned for a replacement visa.
*  Change of Name/Status of a holder of a passport an only be effected in the Passport Office by the director of Passports. Do no temper with your passport or insert the names of your children yourself.

Telephone: +233 (0) 302 667814

 


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