Everything You Need to Know About Getting a Ghanaian Passport (Requirements)

Do you need a Ghanaian passport? If so, you’re in the right place! In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about getting a Ghanaian passport, including the application process, the requirements, and the fees.

In this article, we’ll provide you with important information about the requirements involved in obtaining a Ghanaian passport. By following our expert guidance, you’ll gain the confidence and knowledge necessary to navigate the passport application process efficiently. Get ready to embark on your passport journey and unlock a world of possibilities with a Ghanaian passport in hand.


First Time Passport Applicants

What you need to apply for the passport.
Scan and attach the following:

  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)

Passport Renewal

What you need to apply for the passport.

For The Biometric Passport

Scan and attach the following:

  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

Missing Passport

What you need to apply for the passport.
Scan and attach the following:

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

Damaged Passport

What you need to apply for the passport.
Scan and attach the following:

  1. Old damaged passport

Change of Name

What you need to apply for the passport.
Scan and attach the following:

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

Applicants below 18

What you need to apply for the passport.
Scan and attach the following:

  1. Birth certificate
  2. Parents or Guardians ID

Upon submission Applicant’s biometric data will be captured and a picture taken at the Passport Application Center (PAC). PAC locations are below :

  1. Accra PAC: Kinbu Road (Old Foreign Affairs)
  2. Kumasi PAC: Guggisberg Road, Opposite PWD, Adum, Ministries
  3. Takoradi PAC: Ghana Immigration Head Quarters (Within the Regional Administration)
  4. Sunyani PAC: Adjacent to Jubilee (shares a wall with the Park)
  5. Ho PAC: Regional Administration (Shares building with Immigration)
  6. Tamale PAC: Police Park (Old Library)
  7. Ridge PAC: Ridge
  8. Premium PAC – Accra: Accra Digital Center, Adjacent State Housing Company, Ring Road West, Accra
  9. Tema PAC: Former IRS Office, Community 4, Tema
  10. Koforidua PAC: PWD Office, SSNIT Office Area, Koforidua.
  11. Premuim PAC – Kumasi: 2nd Floor, Thankful Heights Building, Adum, Kumasi
  12. Premium PAC – Tamale: 2nd Floor, Pension Tower, Tamale
  13. Cape Coast PAC: Opposite Ford Station
  14. Wa PAC: Block C, Regional Coordination Council, Wa

Applicant will then be given a date for the collection of the passport.


Source : https://passport.mfa.gov.gh/guidelines

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