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Online Passport Application and Renewal in Ghana 2022-2023

Online Passport Application and Renewal in Ghana 2022-2023

Online Passport Application and Renewal in Ghana 2022-2023 – Ghanaian Passport is one of the most valuable Passports in Africa because it grants you access to over 60 countries without a visa or on arrival.

Not long ago, the government of Ghana increased the validity of its Passport from 5 years to 10 years.

List of Countries Visa-Free/ Visa on Arrival for a Ghanaian Passport Holder

As a holder of the Ghana passport, you can enter the following countries without or Visa-on-arrival. According to the index.

The Ghanaian passport provides visa-free/visa-on-arrival access to 65 destinations across Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Oceania, the Americas and the Middle East while 161 destinations required a visa from Ghanaian nationals.

  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia 
  • Indonesia
  • Macao (SAR China) 
  • Maldives 
  • Pakistan 
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Timor-Leste 
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cape Verde Islands
  • Comores Islands 
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Eswatini (Swaziland)
  • Ethiopia 
  • The Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar 
  • Mali
  • Mauritania 
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique 
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles 
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia 
  • South Africa*
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zambia 
  • Zimbabwe
  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji
  • Micronesia
  • Niue
  • Palau Islands 
  • Samoa 
  • Tuvalu 
  • Vanuatu
  • Barbados
  • The British Virgin Islands
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Montserrat
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • St. Lucia 
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Belize
  • Bolivia 
  • Guyana
  • Nicaragua 
  • Iran 
  • Jordan 
  • Lebanon 

The Ghanaian Passport is ranked 77th strongest with visa-free access to 63 countries in 2019 by the Index. 

To apply online these are the requirements…

          First Time Applicants

  • Birth Certificate(Proof of Ghanaian citizenship)
  • Documents to support Identity such as Driver’s Licence, National ID card
  • 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 the 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)

          Biometric Passport Renewal

  1. First page and bio-data page with picture and information page
  2. Valid Visa if the applicant has any in Old Passport
  3. Last page
  4. Proof of Profession if changed

Blank Book Passport Renewal

  1. First page (Coat of Arms and Director’s signature)
  2. Biodata page with pictures and information
  3. Valid Visa if the applicant has any in Old Passport
  4. Profession page
  5. Proof of Profession if changed

         Missing Passport

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

        Change of Name

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

          Persons under 18

  1. Birth certificate
  2. Parent’s or Guardian’s ID

Visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Website.


  • Open the website
  • Click on Passport Office
  • Tap “Apply”
  • Click “OK”
  • Click on “Sign Up” at the right corner of your screen
  • Enter your details as shown in the screenshot below
Online passport application
  • Click on “Continue” after completing the details
  • A Time Password (OTP) would be sent to the phone number provided during the registration.
  • Enter the OTP and hit “Continue”
  • Click on “Apply”
  • Search for the Passport Office
  • Click on “Apply”
  • You would be redirected to a different page as shown below
  • Click on “Authorize” to enable the application to share your details with the Passport Application portal
  • You will be redirected to the passport application platform as shown below to either Make a Payment or Verify the Voucher
Online Passport Application and Renewal in Ghana
Online Passport Application and Renewal in Ghana

After paying for the form, report to one of the following centres close to you to finalize application matters.

  • Accra Premium PAC, Greater Accra Region
  • Kumasi Premium PAC, Ashanti Region
  • Accra PAC Kinbu Road, Greater Accra.
  • Ridge PAC Ridge, Greater Accra Region.
  • Koforidua PAC, Eastern Region.
  • Tema PAC, Greater Accra Region.
  • Kumasi PAC, Ashanti Region.
  • Takoradi PAC, Western Region
  • Sunyani PAC, Brong Ahafo Region
  • Ho PAC, Volta Region
  • Tamale PAC, Northern Region.

Available Application Types/Price

  1. Expedited Application 48 Pages-GHS 200.00
  2. Expedited Application 32 Pages-GHS 150.00
  3. Standard Application 32 Pages-GHS 100.00
  4. Standard Application 48 Pages-GHS 150.00

Payment Channels for Processing Fees

          Banks                                             Channel

  • Ecobank Ghana           –              VISA & MasterCard, MTN Mobile Money, Vodafone Cash.
  • GCB Bank                     –              Vodafone Cash
  • Ghana.Gov                   –              Branches nationwide
  • Zenith Bank Ghana    –              MTN Mobile Money, Vodafone Cash, VISA & MasterCard.

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