Guidlines for Acquiring A Republic of Ghana Passport

To complete an application you have to purchase a receipt / voucher for Expedited Application (GHS 100.00) or Standard Application (GHS 50.00) passport forms online or from the branches of Ecobank Ghana, Ghana Commercial Bank or Zenith Bank Ghana

First Time 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)

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

For The Black Book/Machine Readable Passports

Scan and attach the following:

  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.
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: Kinbu Road (Old Ministry of Foreign Affairs Building)
  2. Kumasi: Ministries, Adum behind the Court of Appeal ,PWD (National Service Secretariat)
  3. Takoradi: Ghana Immigration Offices (Within the Regional Coordinating Council Premises)
  4. Suyani: Adjacent to Jubilee Park (shares a wall with the Park)
  5. Ho: Regional Coordinating Council (Shares building with Immigration)
  6. Tamale: Police Park (Old Library Premises)

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