Passport Application Fees Increased: See Detailed Prices

A passport is an essential travel document that allows you to travel internationally. If you are a citizen of Ghana and you need a passport, here is a step-by-step guide on how to apply for passport online in Ghana in 2024.

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Documents Required for Passport Application in Ghana

Before you start the application process, you need to make sure you have all the required documents. These include:

  • Passport-sized photograph. The photographs should be taken within the last six months and should have a white background.
  • Proof of citizenship. This can be a birth certificate, a voter ID card, or a national identification card.
  • A valid Ghanaian biometric ID card.
  • Proof of Profession
  • Documents to support Identity such as Driver’s License, National ID card

Cost of Ghanaian Passport

S/N NAME PROCESSING FEES
1 Expedited Application 48 Pages GHS 800.00
2 Expedited Application 32 Pages GHS 700.00
3 Standard Application 32 Pages GHS 500.00
4 Standard Application 48 Pages GHS 644.00

Payment Channels for Processing Fees

S/N BANK CHANNELS
1 Ecobank Ghana VISA & MasterCard, MTN Mobile Money, Vodafone Cash,
2 GCB Bank Vodafone Cash.
3 Ghana.Gov Ghana.Gov Pay.
4 Zenith Bank Ghana VISA & MasterCard, MTN Mobile Money, Vodafone Cash,

How to Apply for Passport Online in Ghana in 2024

To apply for a passport online in Ghana, you need to sign up to the Ghana.gov portal which you will use to fill out the passport application form online.

  • Click on the link to visit the sign-up page HERE
  • Locate sign up at the top right corner of the page
  • Fill in your details by providing your first and last names.
  • Input your phone number and email address
  • Choose a password
  • You will receive OTP or authentication code to complete the sign-up
  • Log in with either your email address or phone number and password to complete the passport application.

How to Make Payment for Passport Application Online

Once you have signed up to the Ghana.gov portal and successfully logged in, follow these steps to make payment of the application fee.

  • Log in with your email and password
  • Locate “my application” or on the dashboard, you will see the written text Make Payment click on it
  • When using my application open the page and click on pay for a new application”
  • Click on make payment”
  • Put your personal details (name, phone number, email address, etc)
  • Choose the type of passport you need (depending on the number of pages and amount)
  • Click on make payment afterward
  • Confirm your details and authorize payment
  • Wait for a pop-up on your phone to input your MoMo PIN and complete the payment
  • Once payment is approved, wait for about five to ten minutes for the application form to be released in your portal

How to Complete the Passport Online Application Form

After payment has been made, the next step is to fill out the application. Follow these steps:

  • After making payment, go to “my applications”
  • Under uncompleted applications, locate the form you purchased and click on it
  • Fill in your personal details and upload your passport picture
  • Add family details (your parent and a grandparent)
  • Input your educational background
  • The next stage is to put in two guarantors (these can be siblings but not a parent)
  • A witness is needed (a civil servant, medical doctor, head of an institution, and others)
  • Cross-check your information for confirmation
  • OTP code will be sent to you
  • Input the code and click on submit
  • Head on to book an appointment for the final stage of the passport application
  • Choose your passport application center
  • Print out the appointment slip and make yourself available on the chosen date

Once you have all the required documents, you need to fill out the passport application form. Make sure you fill out the form accurately and completely. Any mistakes or omissions can cause delays in the processing of your application.

Booking An Appointment for Passport Application

Once you have submitted your application and paid the fee, you need to book an appointment at a Passport Application Centre. You can book an appointment online through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration website or by visiting a Passport Application Centre.

Passport Application Centers in Ghana

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

Attend the Appointment

On the day of your appointment, make sure you arrive at the Passport Application Centre on time. You will need to provide your fingerprints and have your photograph taken. You may also be required to provide additional documentation or information.

Collection of Passport after Application

After your application has been processed, you will be notified when your passport is ready for collection. You can collect your passport in person at the Passport Application Centre where you submitted your application. You will need to provide a form of identification to collect your passport.

In conclusion, applying for a passport in Ghana is a straightforward process as long as you have all the required documents and follow the steps outlined above. It is important to ensure that you provide accurate and complete information in your application form to avoid delays in processing your application. Once you have your passport, you can travel internationally with ease.

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