PASSPORT APPLICATION

  1. Passport applications must be submitted personally  or by  courier by the applicant to the Ghana Embassy.
  2. Applicants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

 

PROCESSING TIME

Passport processing takes between four to six weeks and the applicant would be informed when the passport is ready.

 

ELIGIBILITY 

  • All applicants must be Ghanaian nationals, and evidence of Ghanaian citizenship will be required in the form of an expired  or current passport, Ghanaian birth certificate, National Identification Card etc.
  • Applicants holding only Ghanaian birth certificates will be required to submit some other proof of identity such as school certificates, driver’s license or employment/student/other ID card, to confirm that he or she is the person whose name and details appear on the birth certificate.

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • An applicant for a new passport must duly complete a passport application form online and submit four passport-sized photographs (except for Biometric passports) and other relevant documents, e.g. birth certificate, Expired/current passport.

 

  • All supporting documents must be submitted in original form with copies. Note that such original documents will be returned to the applicant.

 

  • An application for a passport may be submitted not later than six months to the date of expiry. An application for a new passport may also be submitted when the pages of current passport leaflets are completed.

 

CHILDREN 

An application for a new passport for a child born in Zimbabwe or any of the countries of concurrent accreditation must be supported by a birth certificate and the Ghanaian passports of either of the parents.

 

SPECIAL NOTICE TO APPLICANTS WITHOUT PASSPORTS 

Kindly note that passports would not be issued to applicants who were born in Ghana and claim to have travelled outside Ghana without their Ghanaian passports or applicants with lost passports.

The normal process would be for such applicants to return to Ghana to apply for a passport from the Director of Passports, Accra.

 

FEES:  

Standard 32 Page Passport Booklet                              130 USD 

New 48 Page Passport Booklet                                      200 USD

Renewal of Passport  32 Page Booklet                         130 USD

Renewal of Passport  48 Page Booklet                         200 USD

Lost, Damaged or Stolen Passport                                200 USD      

 

FORM OF PAYMENT 

  • Payment for all services provided by the Embassy should either be by Deposit at Bank  or through Bank Transfer and the Receipt submitted at the Embassy or via email.
  • The Mission would not accept any other form of payment.

 

REFUNDS
Passport application fees once paid are not refundable

 

COLLECTION OF ISSUED PASSPORTS 

Newly issued passports should be collected personally by the applicants or his/her representative. The person will be required to fill in and sign the appropriate column of the passport collection book.

For the machine-readable passports, the applicant will have to append his or her signature in the passport in the presence of the Head of the Consular Section before the passport will be released to him/her.

 

Steps to Fill the Passport form

1. Download the Passport form below

2. Open the form with Adobe/Acrobat reader 1.5, DC or Higher

3. Fill the form

4. Save the form, after that

5. Email/send to consular@ghanaembassyharare.org

 

 

BANK DETAILS

ACCOUNT NAME:               EMBASSY OF GHANA

BANK NAME:                       STANBIC

BRANCH:                              MINERVA

A/C NO:                                9140001087699

CURRENCY                          UNITED STATES DOLLARS (USD)

ACCOUNT TYPE:                SPECIAL COLLECTIONS ACCOUNT (US$)

SWIFT CODE:                      SBICZWHX