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How to Get a Digital Address in Ghana

The GhanaPostGPS App is here to stay, as it is now employed in practically all official applications by the Ghanaian government. This includes the Ghana Card, Land Registration, Passport Application, and even the registration of new businesses. Here is How to Get a Digital Address in Ghana.

How to Get a Digital Address in Ghana
How to Get a Digital Address in Ghana

Many individuals still do not understand how to Generate/Create digital addresses, and we are here to explain and simplify the process.

What is GhanaPostGPS?

GhanaPostGPS is a global addressing system that divides Ghana into grids of 5 metres x 5 metres squares and assigns each one a unique address using Global Positioning System (GPS) technology.

It now includes an application that allows all Ghanaians and residents to authenticate their home and business locations in order to develop a national address registry for easier navigation and identification.

How to Generate Your Digital Address with GhanaPostGPS App in Ghana

  1. Download the latest version of the GhanaPostGPS App for Android or iOS.
  2. Launch the GhanaPostGPS App on your device, accept the terms and conditions, and then press the “Continue” button.
  3. On the next screen, you can register your phone number or choose “Skip Registration” if you only want to use it once.
  4. Accept the Permission displayed on the screen (Location, Media, Video Recording)
  5. Wait for your location information to load on the following screen.
  6. Once the location data has been loaded, you will be taken to a new screen where you will see your Digital Address in the format GX-XXX-XXXX,
  7. Which you can then share on WhatsApp or write down to use for Ghana Card Registration or other uses.

Note that;

Once you have the App downloaded on your phone, generating your address is easy.

  • Ensure your phone’s location button is turned on.
  • Open the GhanaPostGPS app and click on the button
  • Your unique address will appear next to the Digital address, for example, Digital Address: GA-543-0125
  • Remain outdoors to have a very correct digital address
  • Make sure you wait for 5 to 20 seconds to make sure the address is valid
  • Enable all permissions on your phone necessary for the app to run before generating an address

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